Medical Family Therapy Certificate (Certificate)

School of Psychology, Family, and Community

Due to complex treatment protocols and life effects of chronic illness, health care systems are struggling to provide adequate care. Post-graduate students with advanced training in medical family therapy are vital to today’s health care teams.

At Seattle Pacific University, you have two options in obtaining the Medical Family Therapy Certificate: If enrolled in the Marriage and Family Therapy program Add 14 additional credits (6 seminar and 8 supervision) focused on medical family therapy to receive the certificate. Earn the certificate during or after completion of the MFT program.

Professionals with a degree in Marriage and Family Therapy Complete all core MDFT courses (16 credits) to receive the certificate. Classes may be taken individually as well. If you have received graduate training in social work, behavioral science, theology, nursing, or medicine, you will need to review your prior classes. Depending upon past coursework, additional credits may be needed.

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Therapy/Counseling (individual, couples, marriage, or family)
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