|Here you can:
- Locate a marriage and family therapist in the United States, Canada or Overseas
- Read important information about a variety of problems
facing today's families
for a Marriage and Family Therapist Near You
in the United States
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|Frequently Asked Questions
|How do I find
This Directory will assist you in locating a marriage and family
therapist in your area. The listed therapists are Clinical Members
of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.
The directory provides information on the therapist's office
locations and availability, practice description, education,
professional licenses, health plan participation, achievements
and awards and languages spoken. Once you have obtained a list
of therapists in your local area, call and interview several
over the phone to determine which one is the best match for
you. For more information about how to conduct such an interview
Consumer Guide on Marriage and Family Therapists: The Family
Friendly Mental Health Professionals.
| Who is included
Over 15,000 marriage and family therapists are listed in TherapistLocator.net.
The therapists you will find here are a
highly educated group with everyone in possession of
at least a Master's degree. Over one-fourth hold a doctorate
or M.D. They also are a very experienced
group, averaging 14 to 16 years of experience in practice.
Most are in private sole practice, but many work in group practices,
clinics, hospitals, and other community organizations. All therapists
are clinical members of the American Association for Marriage
and Family Therapy, and as such must meet stringent training
and education requirements established by the AAMFT. All
AAMFT Clinical Members have agreed to abide by the AAMFT Code
of Ethics. Look for this emblem:
What problems do they treat?
The therapists listed in TherapistLocator.net see individuals,
couples and families with a range of presenting problems.
The major ones are marital/couple difficulties, depression,
parent/adolescent conflict and anxiety. Also are disruptive
behavior disorders, sexual disorders, and substance abuse
along with many others too numerous to list. Adult therapy,
couples therapy, family therapy, child therapy, and group
therapy are all administered by Marriage and Family Therapists.
Therapists in private practice spend most of their time in
individual counseling (46%), followed by joint or family counseling
When can I schedule an appointment?
Therapists schedule clients not only during regular weekday
hours, but also during evenings and weekends. Ask for times
convenient for you.
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