Bringing Healing to Relationships

A Guide to a Master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy


About This Guide

Working in the field of therapy and mental health is an important career, providing support and help to those in crisis and working toward a more diverse, inclusive, and healthy society. There is no better time to begin a career in this healing profession as a Marriage and Family Therapist.

This resource is designed to provide a comprehensive overview of what it means to be a marriage and family therapist.

In this guide, you will find information about:

  • The unique counseling approach of marriage and family therapy.
  • Career opportunity for Marriage and Family Therapists.
  • How to become licensed to practice as a marriage and family therapist in Washington state.
  • How Pacific Lutheran University’s Master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy program prepares you to step into this meaningful field.