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What kind of training does a marriage and family therapist have?

Marriage and family therapists possess a master’s degree in, naturally enough, marital and family therapy (M.F.T., M.A.) and tend to specialize in conducting couple and family work. A couple of jurisdictions call them by slightly different names -- marriage and family therapists, child and family therapists, and so on.

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