To be a marriage and family therapist means to use knowledge of psychotherapy and family systems to help families cope with problems. A therapist will be asked to help with an almost endless number of issues, from couple and child-parent communications to childhood obesity or mental illness.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates marriage and family therapy will grow 14% by 2018. This translates into job security and opportunities for graduates with a degree in marriage and family therapy.
In order to obtain a license in marriage and family therapy, you will have to take the first step by getting your master’s degree. The New York schools listed below all have programs where you can earn your degree and begin a rewarding career in marriage and family therapy. Contact them today to get started today!