Videos Spotlighting the Master of Arts of Marriage and Family Therapy
4 Reasons to Choose PLU MFT Program
Shiva Sabet-Kazilas, a graduate from PLU Marriage and Family Therapy program, discusses the reasons why she chose PLU to complete her graduate studies. Since graduating in 2013, Shiva has been working as a Family Therapist.
Where MFT Graduates Work
The skills learned in PLU Marriage and Family Therapy program are versatile and allow you to apply them in many different career fields. In this video, David Ward, Dean of the College of Health Professions, discusses the different types of careers MFT graduates go into.
The Value of Pursuing a Graduate Degree
Choosing a graduate degree allows you the opportunity to study within a field that speaks to your passion. In this video, David Ward, Dean of the College of Health Professions, talks about the value of pursuing a graduate degree.
A Supportive Environment
PLU’s Marriage and Family Therapy program has an onsite training clinic that has two-way mirrors in each therapy room. It provides a very supportive environment for students-in-training as they can have colleagues behind the mirror watching them and providing ideas. It makes students feel safe before they transition into an offsite clinic. In this video, Dr. David Ward, the Program Director of the Marriage and Family Therapy program talks about the supportive learning environment.
Training Effective Therapists for Diverse Communities
The mission of the Marriage and Family Therapy Program at Pacific Lutheran University is to train students to become systemically oriented, contextually sensitive MFT Professionals who address the diverse needs and clinical concerns of individuals, couples, families, and communities.