Family Solutions Institute began as a post-graduate MFT training program in the Boston area in 1992, actually training new and experienced in MFTs in an integrative clinical model of MFT that matched MFT models with family type and therapist’s Personal Boundary Profile. FSI faculty were all Core-faculty at the Kantor Family Institute, a COAMFTE accredited post-graduate training program, teaching a comprehensive 3 year post-Masters Certification Program while training master’s and doctoral program students from Northeastern University, Boston University, Boston College, Harvard University, UMASS-Amherst, Boston and Fitchburg, Smith College, Gordon College, Andover-Newton Theological School, Lesley University, Cambridge College, Mass. School of Professional Psychology and Tufts University graduate programs, to name a few.
When the AMFTRB exam was introduced in 1993, we worked with specific guidance from AMFTRB exam creator, Bob Lee, PhD to create a program that blended the FSI training model with the constraints imposed by a multiple choice exam attempting to test for competence in systemic thinking. FSI faculty created our study materials and online resources through our experience as AAMFT Approved Supervisors and Directors of Family Therapy Training Programs who have taught in the field for 40 plus years and continue to train MFTs. We know how to translate our training to your preparation for this very difficulty exam.
We know Marriage and Family Therapy and most importantly, we know the AMFTRB Exam. FSI faculty practice Marriage and Family Therapy to this day and are current the the field’s evolution, let alone the AMFTRB Exam changes over the years.
While there are many companies and individuals that claim to be the best test prep company to work with and some do have materials that can be helpful in your preparation, many make promises and offer guarantees that are too good to be true. Programs that guarantee that you will pass the exam should quickly be ruled out. Family Solutions does not guarantee you will pass the exam. It is impossible to make such a claim. We do guarantee that we will stick with you throughout your journey to pass this exam as our Testimonials attest to.
California had a MFT exam long before the National AMFTRB exam was created, hence there are many California based exam prep companies that have retooled their California materials for the National AMFTRB exam, sometimes simply renaming the materials or program as now being applicable for the National MFT Exam. The California MFT exam is not the same as National AMFTRB exam so be careful if using CA exam based materials as they do not adequately prepare you for the AMFTRB exam.
Many of the test prep companies prepare people for multiple licensing exams. Family Solutions does not prepare people for social work, psychology, mental health counselor licensing exams. We are the experts for the AMFTRB exam, putting all our expertise and resources towards helping you with just this exam. You get our full attention when you work with Family Solutions Institute!
Other prep materials claim that a set of flash cards is sufficient to pass the exam, or set of study cards. At Family Solutions, we know for fact this is not the case.
Some prep programs that offer online exams and lectures are based on social work and presenters do not seem to actually know the model they are speaking about, reading from sheets of paper. Take a peek at the Virtual Workshop sample to see the difference in both content and quality of presentation to help you make an informed decision.
Finally, to get a sense of how we support our students and the difference of working with Family Solutions, you could also visit our Testimonials or call us directly and speak with Rob Guise, Family Solutions’ Founder at 617.522.6701. Rob is always available to answer your questions and help you chart a course of study to pass!