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Applicants seeking licensure as a marriage and family therapist associate (LMFTA) in the State of Indiana need to download the following documents:
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APPLICANTS THAT GRADUATED PRIOR TO JULY 1, 2008 CAN CHOOSE ONE OF THE FOLLOWING TWO OPTIONS:
OPTION #1: If you graduated prior to July 1, 2008 and have already begun your post-master’s supervision and experience, then you do not need to apply for a marriage and family therapist associate license “LMFTA”. Once you complete your 2-year requirement, you may apply for the marriage and family therapist license “LMFT”. This section also applies to students within a doctorate program.
OPTION #2: If you want to apply for the LMFTA, you may apply to sit for exam. You will also be allowed to count all post-graduate clinical hours earned since your graduation date. This section also applies to students within a doctorate program
EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2008
All applicants earning their Master’s Degree after July 1, 2008 will be required to obtain a LMFTA prior to earning any post-graduate clinical hours. Any clinical hours earned prior to the receipt of your LMFTA will not be counted toward the 1000 hours needed to meet the LMFT supervision and experience requirement.
PLEASE NOTE: Your application will not be considered complete until your degree is conferred on your transcript. The Board WILL NOT accept letters from an academic advisor, registrar, or department chair attesting that all degree requirements will be met by the end of the current term of enrollment in lieu of a college transcript.
Exam Periods Deadlines
January 14, 2013 - February 9, 2013 December 31, 2012
May 20, 2013 - June 16, 2013 February 18, 2013
August 12, 2013 - September 7, 2013 May 13, 2013
October 21, 2013 - November 16, 2013 July 22, 2013
a. For information regarding study guides please visit the following websites:
i. LMFT – http://www.amftrb.org/
i. has possession of a masters degree or higher in a mental health field; and
ii. has five (5) years of post-master’s professional practice experience; and
iii. is supervising within their scope of experience and training.
a. An official transcript is a transcript sent directly from the university to our office.