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  • Sarah Ward, LMFT
    630 Points

    Sarah Ward, LMFT

    4707 SW Kelly Avenue
    240
    Portland, OR 97239
  • Antoinette Newman, MFT
    250 Points

    Antoinette Newman, MFT

    1915 Northwest Kearney Street
    Portland, OR 97209
  • Antoinette Newman
    180 Points

    Antoinette Newman

    1915 Northwest Kearney Street
    Portland, OR 97209
  • Colleen Odell, LPC 150 Points

    Colleen Odell, LPC

    Colleen Odell, MS, LPC
    1033 SW Yamhill, Suite 401
    Portland, OR 97205
  • Karen A. Ellis, LMFT 150 Points

    Karen A. Ellis, LMFT

    Parent in Practice
    4001 S.E. Tibbetts St.
    Portland, OR 97202
  • 120 Points

    Baker Deborah MA, LMFT, LPC

    5200 SW Macadam Suite 460
    Portland, OR 97239
  • 50 Points

    Moore Carol L Ma

    1020 Southwest Taylor Street Suite 570
    Portland, OR 97205
  • Mariel Pastor 40 Points

    Mariel Pastor

    1130 SW Morrison Street, Suite 328
    Portland, OR 97205
  • 20 Points

    Fortune Jane

    715 SW Morrison Suite 701
    Portland, OR 97205
  • 20 Points

    Leibowitz Paul Lcsw

    833 Southwest 11th Avenue Suite 320
    Portland, OR 97205
  • 20 Points

    Marer Sharon Cnslr

    7033 Southwest Macadam Avenue
    Portland, OR 97219
  • 20 Points

    Neiheisel John

    1962 Northwest Kearney Street
    Portland, OR 97209
  • 20 Points

    Trosen Paula Lpc-Counseling For Hope

    6950 Southwest Hampton Street
    Portland, OR 97223
  • 10 Points

    Beck Stephen R PC

    3939 Northeast Hancock Street
    Portland, OR 97212
  • 10 Points

    Butler Judy Lpc

    823 Northeast Broadway Street
    Portland, OR 97232
  • 10 Points

    Davenport Betsy Phd

    2525 Northwest Lovejoy Street
    Portland, OR 97210
  • 10 Points

    Hess-Smith Vicki Ma

    811 Northwest 20th Avenue Suite 101
    Portland, OR 97209
  • 10 Points

    Inger Ivan B PhD

    3434 Southwest Kelly Avenue
    Portland, OR 97239
  • 10 Points

    McDowell Barney Lcsw

    2700 Southeast 26th Avenue
    Portland, OR 97202
  • 10 Points

    Resnick Miriam Lcsw

    833 Southwest 11th Avenue
    Portland, OR 97205
  • 10 Points

    Stowell Maryanne Lcsw

    4511 Southeast Hawthorne Boulevard
    Portland, OR 97215
  • 10 Points

    Swift Amy Lcsw

    1605 Northeast Broadway Street
    Portland, OR 97232
  • 10 Points

    WALD Mark F

    2370 Northwest Flanders Street
    Portland, OR 97210
  • A Better Way Counseling Center

    818 Northwest 17th Avenue
    Portland, OR 97209
  • Aamft Clinical Member

    1133 Northwest 21st Avenue
    Portland, OR 97209
  • Aamft Clinical Member

    1020 Southwest Taylor Street Suite 570
    Portland, OR 97205
  • Aamft Clinical Member

    3534 Northeast 72nd Avenue
    Portland, OR 97213
  • Abshier Thomas Lee Nd

    1414 Northeast 109th Avenue
    Portland, OR 97220
  • Adolescent Resource Center

    2133 Northeast Broadway Street
    Portland, OR 97232
  • Agape Youth & Family Ministries

    11630 Southeast 40th Avenue
    Portland, OR 97222
  • Allen Christopher Phd Licensed Counselor

    2049 Northwest Hoyt Street
    Portland, OR 97209
  • Allen Karen P LPC

    3534 Northeast 92nd Avenue
    Portland, OR 97220
  • Allison Bradley Phd

    2910 Southeast Main Street
    Portland, OR 97214
  • Alter Michael LCSW

    12790 Southeast Stark Street Suite 105
    Portland, OR 97233
  • Alternative Counseling

    3537 S. W. Dakota Street
    Portland, OR 97221
  • American Research Institute Inc

    7218 Northeast Sandy Boulevard
    Portland, OR 97213
  • Anderson Anna M Pmhnp

    1130 Southwest Morrison Street
    Portland, OR 97205
  • APO

    4700 Southwest Macadam Avenue
    Portland, OR 97239
  • Ari Counseling Service

    7218 Northeast Sandy Boulevard Suite 3
    Portland, OR 97213
  • Arland Carol Psyd

    1020 Southwest Taylor Street
    Portland, OR 97205
  • Arland William Ed D

    1020 Southwest Taylor Street Suite 670
    Portland, OR 97205
  • Arnold- Cynthia Ph.D.

    200 SW Market Suite 390
    Portland, OR 97201
  • Associates for Psychological Health

    1012 Southwest King Avenue Suite 204
    Portland, OR 97205
  • Ausubel Joan E Phd

    2607 Southeast Hawthorne Boulevard
    Portland, OR 97214
  • Axman Raizie Ma Lpc Ncc

    3434 Southwest Kelly Avenue
    Portland, OR 97239
  • Backstrand Barbara Ms

    1220 Southwest Morrison Street Suite 932
    Portland, OR 97205
  • Bagwell Anne F Counselor

    1020 Southwest Taylor Street
    Portland, OR 97205
  • Balancing Perspectives - Michael Oyster- LPC- CADC III

    10175 SW Barbur Blvd Suite 300 BE
    Portland, OR 97219
  • Balloun Susan E Msw

    1942 Northwest Kearney Street Suite 11
    Portland, OR 97209
  • Barr Judith Ms

    811 Northwest 20th Avenue
    Portland, OR 97209

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