You will find the resources provided by the Association of Marriage and Family Therapy Regulatory Board (AMFTRB), American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) and the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE) below:
AMFTRB STATE LICENSURE COMPARISON
State Licensure Comparison It’s best to contact your state board listing directly for the most up-to-date information. This may involve completing an application for that state. Some preliminary information is available on the State Requirements Comparison Chart. If you prefer, download the chart as an xlsx file. Alabama Title(s) LMFT, MFT Intern, LMFTA” Title(s) Meaning Licensed Marriage …
AMFTRB STATE REQUIREMENTS
State Requirements It’s best to contact your state board listing directly for the most up-to-date information. This may involve completing an application for that state. Some preliminary information is available on the State Requirements Comparison Chart. State Requirements Comparison Chart State Board Index Moving to a New State Transferring your license to a new state …
COMMISSION ON ACCREDITATION FOR MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPY EDUCATION
The COAMFTE’s scope of accreditation includes three types of programs:
- Master’s Degree Programs provide students with broad areas of theory and practice in marriage and family therapy. These programs provide entry level educational requirements for independent clinical practice in the profession. They are designed to prepare individuals for beginning a career in marriage and family therapy by providing basic didactic and clinical skills, as well as professional development and socialization.
- Doctoral Degree Programs prepare students for academic careers, research, advanced clinical practice and supervision. The doctoral curriculum includes advanced instruction in marriage and family therapy research, theory construction and supervision.
- Post-Graduate Degree Clinical Training Programs provide clinical education in marriage and family therapy to trainees with a master’s or doctoral degree in MFT, or in a closely related field. A program may allow for specialized training in a particular modality or treatment population.