Find the Best Marriage Counselors in Los Angeles, CA

Find Relationship and Marriage Counselors in Los Angeles, CA

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Rest assured there are qualified therapists in Los Angeles who can treat a variety of concerns, including family conflict, relationship issues, anxiety, or depression. With our directory, the right therapist is easy to find.

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According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), there is a positive job outlook for individuals who wish to pursue a career as a marriage and family therapist in Los Angeles. The BLS states that in 2014, mental health counselors and marriage and family therapists accounted for roughly 168,200 jobs in the United States. It is estimated that the number of marriage therapists in Los Angeles and other sizeable U.S. cities will increase to almost 200,000 by 2024.

What Does a Marriage and Family Therapist Do?

When faced with frequent conflict or other chronic issues, many couples seek to find a marriage and family therapist. In Los Angeles, marriage therapists provide marriage counseling services and couples therapy exercises that can be useful for helping resolve long-term relationship concerns. A few of the common issues that may be highlighted and addressed during marriage counseling sessions are:

Due to the important role marriage therapists play in resolving conflicts within each unique relationship, counseling should be tailored to the specific couple in treatment. As a result, each individual who wishes to serve as a marriage and family therapist must meet the legal and professional requirements in order to provide couples therapy. These requirements involve obtaining a master's degree or higher in psychology, marriage and family therapy, or a related field, as well as being supervised by a licensed marriage therapist while engaged in clinical practice. Marriage and family therapists in Los Angeles or other parts of the country should also be credentialed by the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, although specific licensing requirements vary by state..

References:

  1. American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. (n.d.). About marriage and family therapists. Retrieved from http://www.aamft.org/imis15/AAMFT/Content/About_AAMFT/Qualifications.aspx
  2. Bureau of Labor Statistics. (2015). Mental health counselors and marriage and family therapists. Retrieved from http://www.bls.gov/ooh/community-and-social-service/mental-health-counselors-and-marriage-and-family-therapists.htm