Marriage and family therapists put their knowledge of family dynamics and psychotherapy to use by counseling families and couples in need. Therapist can help with communication, diagnosis and treatment of mental or emotional disorders, childhood obesity, abuse and anything in between.
Aside from enjoying incredibly rewarding work, being a marriage and family therapist will allow you to work in a field that is rapidly growing. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates the industry will grow by 14% by 2018, which is faster than many industries in the U.S. The growth in the field will translate into more opportunities for therapists in the coming years.
In order to become a licensed marriage and family therapist, it is required to earn a master’s degree. The Ohio schools listed below offer marriage and family therapy programs that can help you to begin your career. More information is available from each of these schools if you care to contact them!