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How can you find a family therapist?

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Try these ways to find a family therapist:

  • Ask your primary care doctor for a referral.
  • See if friends have a family therapist to recommend.
  • Contact your health insurance company and ask for a list of therapists. You may be able to find the list online.
  • Check the website of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy and search for a marriage and family therapist near you.
  • Search the Internet for a family therapist in your area.

From: What Is Family Therapy? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: "Family Therapy," "How Can You Find a Mental Health Provider?"

Cleveland Clinic: "Marital and Family Issues."

American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy: "About Marriage and Family Therapists."

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on January 07, 2018

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: "Family Therapy," "How Can You Find a Mental Health Provider?"

Cleveland Clinic: "Marital and Family Issues."

American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy: "About Marriage and Family Therapists."

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on January 07, 2018

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