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Palm Springs (12.33 mi)
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  • Jamie Kirkpatrick, PsyD
    430 Points

    Kirkpatrick, Dr. Jamie D., PsyD, LMFT
    73726 Alessandro Dr., STE. 201
    Palm Desert, CA 92260
  • Kelly Lewallen, LMFT 210 Points

    Kelly Lewallen LMFT MFCC #37832
    43585 Monterey Ave.
    #8
    Palm Desert, CA 92260
  • Jamie D. Kirkpatrick
    200 Points

    74-200 Highway 111
    Palm Desert, CA 92260
  • 72261 Highway 111
    Palm Desert, CA 92260
  • Lani D. Long

    44775 Deep Canyon Road
    Palm Desert, CA 92260
  • Lori Lira, LMFT#35891 RPT-S
    220 Points

    Desert Springs Counseling
    Distance: 2.51 mi
    42600 Bob Hope Dr. #407
    Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
  • Linda L Calvin 150 Points

    Linda L Calvin Psychotherapy
    Distance: 2.51 mi
    41-750 Rancho Las Palmas Dr, STe L4te D-2
    Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
  • Carol Teitelbaum 50 Points

    Distance: 2.51 mi
    41750 Rancho Las Palmas Dr., Ste D2
    Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
  • 10 Points

    Distance: 2.51 mi
    71650 Sahara Rd
    Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
  • Michael Wolfes, LMT, CRP 100 Points

    Michael's Mobile Massage, LLC
    Distance: 3.81 mi
    Indian Wells, CA 92210
  • Michael Wolfes, LMT, CRP 100 Points

    Michael's Mobile Massage, LLC
    Distance: 5.5 mi
    La Quinta, CA 92253
  • Jondra Pennington 10 Points

    Distance: 5.5 mi
    78150 Calle Tampico, Suite 207C
    La Quinta, CA 92253
  • Susan N. Johnson

    Distance: 5.5 mi
    78150 Calle Tampico, Suite 207
    La Quinta, CA 92253
  • Distance: 5.5 mi
    78150 Calle Tampico
    La Quinta, CA 92253
  • Distance: 5.5 mi
    78150 Calle Tampico Suite 207
    La Quinta, CA 92253
  • Alicia Anne Stalker, LMFT
    210 Points

    Alicia Stalker LMFT
    Distance: 12.33 mi
    1111 East Tahquitz Canyon Way
    Palm Springs, CA 92262
  • Alicia Stalker, LMFT
    210 Points

    Alicia Stalker LMFT
    Distance: 12.33 mi
    1111 East Tahquitz Way #121
    Palm Springs, CA 92262
  • Alicia Stalker
    200 Points

    Alicia Stalker LMFT
    Distance: 12.33 mi
    1111 E Tahquitz Canyon Way
    Palm Springs, CA 92262
  • Tobias Desjardins, LCSW 150 Points

    Prevention Network
    Distance: 12.33 mi
    PALM SPRINGS, CA 92262
  • Billie Jo King 50 Points

    Distance: 12.33 mi
    1111 E Tahquitz Canyon Way, Suite 121
    Palm Springs, CA 92262
  • Stan Brosamle 10 Points

    Distance: 12.33 mi
    2150 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way, Suite 3
    Palm Springs, CA 92262
  • Beverly Jewell, MA, MA, NCC

    Collaborative Divorce Mediation Services
    Distance: 12.33 mi
    777 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way, #200-163
    Palm Springs, CA 92262
  • Greg Gearn

    Distance: 12.33 mi
    471 E Tahquitz Canyon
    Palm Springs, CA 92262
  • Distance: 12.33 mi
    2825 East Tahquitz Canyon Way
    Palm Springs, CA 92262
  • Michael Wolfes, LMT, CRP 100 Points

    Michael's Mobile Massage, LLC
    Distance: 18.05 mi
    Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240

Nearby Cities

Rancho Mirage (2.51 mi)
Indian Wells (3.81 mi)
La Quinta (5.5 mi)
Palm Springs (12.33 mi)
Desert Hot... (18.05 mi)

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