Marriage Counsellor - Career Queries
Marriage and family therapists have graduate training in marriage and family therapy and at least two years of clinical experience. They are recognized as a "core" mental health profession, along with psychiatry, psychology, social work and psychiatric nursing. They diagnose and treat mental and emotional disorders, whether cognitive, affective, or behavioural, within the context of marriage and family systems. They apply psychotherapeutic and family systems theories and techniques in the delivery of professional services to individuals, couples, and families for the purpose of treating such diagnosed nervous and mental disorders.