Marriage and family therapists counsel families through mental and emotional dysfunction. They can help families through abuse, illness, or any other issues interrupting the family dynamic.
Professionals in this field are growing in demand, as the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that a growth of 14% will occur in the industry by 2018. These new jobs will be open to those with a degree in marriage and family therapy.
In Illinois there are several schools and online institutions that offer programs in marriage and family therapy. Contact the list of schools below to find out how an education can help you start a career in this growing field!