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  • Silvia Chloe, MFT 100 Points

    Psychotherapist
    Distance: 24.08 mi
    670 W. Napa St Suite
    D
    Sonoma, CA 95476
  • Holly Seaton 20 Points

    Distance: 24.08 mi
    710 W. Napa
    Sonoma, CA 95476
  • Rochelle Pratima Freeman

    Distance: 24.08 mi
    17209 Hillcrest Ave
    Sonoma, CA 95476
  • John Barakos, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist 410 Points

    John A. Barakos, MA, LMFT Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
    Distance: 24.37 mi
    3468 Mt Diablo Blvd.
    Suite B301
    Lafayette, CA 94549
  • Della  Fernandes, LMFT
    300 Points

    Individual, Marriage and Family Counseling
    Distance: 24.37 mi
    935 Moraga Road, Suite 215
    Lafayette, CA 94549
  • Debbie Halliday, MFT
    250 Points

    Debbie Halliday, M.A., MFT,SEP
    Distance: 24.37 mi
    3470 Mt. Diablo Blvd. Suite A-200
    Lafayette, CA 94549
  • Mary Roy, L.M.F.T. 150 Points

    Mary Roy, M.F.T.
    Distance: 24.37 mi
    3184 A Old Tunnel Road
    Lafayette, CA 94549
  • Cynthia Mansur, Cynthia Mansur, MFT 100 Points

    Cynthia Mansur, MFT
    Distance: 24.37 mi
    3468 Mt. Diablo Blvd.
    Suite B301
    Lafayette, CA 94549
  • Ernest Isaacs 20 Points

    Distance: 24.37 mi
    3708 Mt. Diablo Blvd.
    Lafayette, CA 94549
  • Chrissy Brewer

    Distance: 24.37 mi
    3708 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Suite 320
    Lafayette, CA 94549
  • Holly Holmes

    Distance: 24.37 mi
    3702 Mt. Diablo Blvd.
    Lafayette, CA 94549
  • Marilyn Jenkins

    Distance: 24.37 mi
    3468 Mt. Diablo Boulevard, Suite B201
    Lafayette, CA 94549
  • Valorie de Lea

    Distance: 24.37 mi
    3468 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Suite B-301
    Lafayette, CA 94549
  • Distance: 24.37 mi
    3468 Mt. Diablo Boulevard Suite B301
    Lafayette, CA 94549
  • John D. Mason

    Distance: 24.37 mi
    3468 Mount Diablo Boulevard
    Lafayette, CA 94549
  • Dawn Shifreen

    Distance: 24.37 mi
    3184 Old Tunnel Road
    Lafayette, CA 94549
  • Mary Loughran

    Distance: 26.13 mi
    241 Vallejo Court
    Millbrae, CA 94030
  • Patricia Burke

    Distance: 26.93 mi
    333 Estudillo Avenue
    San Leandro, CA 94577
  • Rhea Orion, PhD 110 Points

    counseling
    Distance: 28.04 mi
    68 Coombs St
    Napa, CA 94559
  • Martin B. Frank 10 Points

    Distance: 28.04 mi
    1832 Soscol Ave., Suite 107
    Napa, CA 94559
  • Matthew S Smith

    Distance: 28.04 mi
    740 Jefferson St.
    Napa, CA 94559

Marriage & Family Therapist Info

Marriage & Family Therapist Summary:
A Marriage and Family Therapist is trained in the mental health profession to diagnose and treat mental and emotional issues and concerns within marriages, couples and families.

A Marriage and Family Therapist focuses on getting to the core of problems that arise within groups of people. The therapy itself is relatively short-term, because they concentrate on treating the problem at the source and aiming for quick and effective results. A Marriage and Family Therapist is trained, licensed and certified to deal with a multitude of problems and concerns that cause tension and distress within families and couples.

Education and Training: Those who wish to enter the field of marriage and family therapy must first complete undergraduate training. This can either be in the form of a Masters degree or a Doctoral Degree. A Masters degree typically takes 2 to 3 years to complete and a Doctoral degree is usually 3 to 5 years. Then, 2 years of clinical experience and 3 to 4 years of clinical training must be completed. On average, a marriage and family therapist must undergo at least 12 years of training before he or she can complete the state licensing exam to become certified.

Many people who choose to enter this profession are already established as a psychologist, social worker, nurse, or counselor.


Marriage & Family Therapist FAQs:
What is a

Marriage and Family Therapist

?
A Marriage & Family Therapist is a professional who works with individuals, couples, or families to resolve conflicts and improve their relationships. A Marriage & Family Therapist helps to communicate, settle differences and solve problems within a couple or family unit.

How often do people see a Marriage and Family Therapist?
Many see a Marriage & Family Therapist for a short period of time. Some see a Marriage & Family Therapist for only a few sessions and others go for several months, depending on the relationship.

What are some signs that one should seek the help of a Marriage and Family Therapist?
Those who are dealing with any stressful situation in a relationship should seek a Marriage & Family Therapist. Some common issues a Marriage & Family Therapist can help with are: Anger, Blended Families, Infidelity, Infertility, Finances, Substance Abuse or Unemployment.

What is marriage and family therapy?
Therapists believe that all members of a family or group work together to influence the behavior of each individual. Therefore, in order to treat one, all members must be treated. This will serve to assist everyone involved at the same time, rather than focusing efforts on one person.

What are the benefits of using a Marriage and Family Therapist?
These therapists have been proven to be more effective and successful at treating family problems because this is their area of expertise. The number of sessions required is usually quite low because the therapist tackles the underlying concerns at the core and focuses on immediate solutions rather than long-term care. It has been shown to improve behavior and school performance in children.

How do I find a Marriage & Family Therapist in my city and state?
The Wellness.com directory will help you locate a Marriage & Family Therapist in your state. Select Marriage & Family Therapist from the professionals menu and select the state that you are looking to locate a Marriage & Family Therapist in. After you have located your state, find the city that you will need a Marriage & Family Therapist in. Select the state and city and you will see a list of Marriage & Family Therapists in your city and state.


Marriage & Family Therapist Related Terms:
marriage counselor, marriage therapist, therapy, family therapy, relationship, mediation, couples, family