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The Family Center

In Madison, Edgewood College operates The Family Center, which provides high quality, affordable therapy for individuals, couples and families.

 

 


Thinking about a career as a Marriage and Family Therapist? Watch this short video produced by the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy to learn more about how trained therapists work to improve the lives of their clients.

 

 

Marriage & Family Therapy at Edgewood College

 

 Study without sacrificing your work and home life.
Our classes are held in the evenings year around. Our program offers full-time and part-time class schedules; talk with your advisor about which schedule might work for you and your family. Most students complete the program in two years.

 Be part of a unique learning community.
In our cohort-based program, you will have the opportunity to work in a team setting.  New cohorts begin each Fall and Spring semester. Enrollment is limited to allow for small class size and individual attention.

Learn from exceptional faculty.
All MFT faculty members have extensive clinical experience in their subject area, and maintain active clinical work in addition to their teaching. This provides students of the program excellent training and instruction by faculty with hands-on, real-world experience in their respective fields. Several of the faculty are nationally recognized for their outstanding contributions to the field and their patients.

Participate in advanced clinical training and internships.
The program includes a 12-month internship where you will work with a variety of individuals, couples and families from the community. In Madison, Edgewood College also operates The Family Center, which provides students with a venue to meet their required clinical hours providing low-cost, high-quality, supportive therapy for individuals, couples and families.

 

Frequently Asked Questions about MFT and the Wisconsin MFT License.

 

Improve the Lives of Families 

Marriage and family therapy is a recognized mental health discipline specializing in working with children, adolescents, and adults, either individually or together, within the context of systems theories. Unlike other mental health disciplines where you may take one or two classes in how to work holistically and relationally with clients, the entire program focuses the training and education to work within this paradigm. Individuals who complete the academic and clinical requirements earn a Master of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy.

During the program you will be eligible to apply for a training license to practice therapy, and with additional post-degree hours of supervised work experience you can apply for full licensure as a marriage and family therapist. This degree specifically provides graduates with expertise in working with individuals, couples, and families. Additionally, this training also provides excellent preparation for other forms of clinical and administrative work in social and human service agencies.

 

 

Additional Program Information

Student Achievement
The Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education gathers and monitors student achievement based on their accreditation standards.

Educational Outcomes

Educating for Professional and Personal Competence

Student Handbook

MFT Faculty Demographics and Leadership Team

MFT Student Demographics