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What's a marriage and family therapist?
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In brief: Relationship therapy
Marriage and family therapists (mfts) are relationship specialists who treat persons involved in interpersonal relationships.
They are trained to assess, diagnose and treat individuals, couples, families and groups to achieve more adequate, satisfying and productive marriage, family and social adjustment.

In brief: Relationship therapy
Marriage and family therapists (mfts) are relationship specialists who treat persons involved in interpersonal relationships.
They are trained to assess, diagnose and treat individuals, couples, families and groups to achieve more adequate, satisfying and productive marriage, family and social adjustment.
Dr. Armen Kassabian
Dr. Armen Kassabian
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Dr. Richard Levenson
Clinical Psychology
In brief: Therapist
A marriage and family therapist has specialized training in the subject.
The prospective patient should inquire as to just how much training the therapist has, as this title is an unlicensed one in many states.

In brief: Therapist
A marriage and family therapist has specialized training in the subject.
The prospective patient should inquire as to just how much training the therapist has, as this title is an unlicensed one in many states.
Dr. Richard Levenson
Dr. Richard Levenson
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