Marriage and Family Therapy Admission Requirements

Council for Relationships seeks to attract the best-qualified candidates who support the mission of the Council and who respect and promote excellence through diversity. The Council is committed to equal opportunity and follows recruitment and selection practices that comply with all applicable employment laws.

To this end, Council explicitly prohibits any discrimination on the basis of race, age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, relationship status, gender identity, socioeconomic status, disability, health status, religion and spiritual beliefs and/or affiliation, and/or national origin with regard to the recruitment, admission, codes of conduct, hiring, retention, or dismissal of students, faculty, and supervisors or other relevant educators and/or staff.

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Clinical Track

  1. A minimum of a master’s degree in an appropriate specialty, such as clinical psychology, social work, medicine, counseling or psychiatric nursing.
  2. A minimum of one year, supervised experience in the practice of individual, couple, or family therapy.
  3. A clearly defined set of professional goals.

Clergy Track

  1. A minimum of a M.Div, D.Min, or Master of Hebrew Letters degree or equivalent from an approved theological seminary or rabbinical school.
  2. A minimum of two years of experience.
  3. A clearly defined set of professional goals.

Sex Therapy Program

  1. Master’s or Doctoral degree in an appropriate specialty, such as clinical psychology, social work, medicine, counseling or psychiatric nursing plus one year of post-degree clinical experience
  2. The applicant may hold or be working towards a valid state regulatory license in which the applicant practices in one of the following disciplines: psychology, medicine, social work, counseling, nursing, or marriage and family therapy.