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  • Unterwegner Mary Mfct - OFC

    Distance: 18.46 mi
    860 Jamacha Road Suite 103
    El Cajon, CA 92019
  • Yoder Brent Lcsw

    Distance: 18.46 mi
    291 East Lexington Avenue
    El Cajon, CA 92020
  • Pesavento Gary D PhD

    Distance: 19.31 mi
    180 Otay Lakes Road Suite 107
    Bonita, CA 91902
  • Sherry Collier, MFT
    400 Points

    Sherry Collier, MFT

    Creative Path to Growth
    Distance: 21.4 mi
    100 E. San Marcos Blvd. Suite 400
    San Marcos, CA 92069
  • Amy Price, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist 310 Points

    Amy Price, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

    Marriage and Family Therapy
    Distance: 21.4 mi
    1740 La Costa Meadows Drive
    San Marcos, CA 92078
  • Kaiser Linda LCSW

    Distance: 21.4 mi
    1582 West San Marcos Boulevard
    San Marcos, CA 92078
  • Edward J Thompson, MFT
    470 Points

    Edward J Thompson, MFT

    Inner Peace Counseling Services
    Distance: 21.72 mi
    1157 W. Mission Ave.
    # 461566
    Escondido, CA 92046
  • Laura Partridge, MFT
    250 Points

    Laura Partridge, MFT

    Center for SELF Discovery
    Distance: 21.72 mi
    327 S. Ivy Street
    Escondido, CA 92025
  • 120 Points

    Partridge Laura MFT

    Distance: 21.72 mi
    327 So. Ivy Street
    Escondido, CA 92025
  • Edward Thompson, MFT

    Edward Thompson, MFT

    Inner Peace Counseling Services
    Distance: 21.72 mi
    P.O. Box 461566
    Escondido, CA 92046
  • Cathy Lewis, Licensed Marriage Family Therapist 520 Points

    Cathy Lewis, Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

    Cathy Lewis LMFT
    Distance: 21.93 mi
    2292 Faraday Avenue
    41
    Carlsbad, CA 92008
  • Jussi Light, Owner
    410 Points

    Jussi Light, Owner

    New Growth Counseling Services
    Distance: 21.93 mi
    2850 Pio Pico Dr
    K
    Carlsbad, CA 92010
  • Denise L. Ross 10 Points

    Denise L. Ross

    Distance: 21.93 mi
    Coast Therapy Services
    Carlsbad, CA 92009
  • Donna L Alpner

    Donna L Alpner

    Distance: 21.93 mi
    2541 State Street, 104
    Carlsbad, CA 92008
  • Shelli Chasin

    Shelli Chasin

    Distance: 21.93 mi
    P.O. Box 2550
    Carlsbad, CA 92008
  • Kristina I

    Kristina I

    Distance: 21.93 mi
    2777 Jefferson St
    Carlsbad, CA 92008
  • Ana de la Torre

    Ana de la Torre

    Distance: 21.93 mi
    2541 State Street, Suite 207
    Carlsbad, CA 92008
  • Nancy Trowbridge, MFT

    Distance: 21.93 mi
    6120 Paseo del Norte
    E-2
    Carlsbad, CA 92011
  • Steve Ryan

    Steve Ryan

    Distance: 21.93 mi
    7320 Paseo Verde
    Carlsbad, CA 92009
  • Deborah Ann Reisfeld, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

    Deborah Ann Reisfeld, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

    Wellspring Consulting Inc.
    Distance: 21.93 mi
    2945 Harding Street, Suite # 110
    Carlsbad, CA 92008
  • Amy Trimble, LMFT 100 Points

    Amy Trimble, LMFT

    Amy Barker Trimble, MA, LMFT
    Distance: 24.45 mi
    450 S MELROSE DR
    SUITE 114
    VISTA, CA 92081
  • Bennett Robert M Attorney & Counselor at Law

    Distance: 24.45 mi
    316 S. Melrose Dr Ste 100
    Vista, CA 92084
  • Mina Haight Sirovy

    Mina Haight Sirovy

    Distance: 24.85 mi
    3678 Seaflower Ln.
    Oceanside, CA 92056

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