To protect the public through effective licensure and enforcement of the statutes and rules governing the practice of marriage and family therapists to ensure a standard of competent and ethical practice.
Marriage and Family Therapy is the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of mental and emotional disorders, whether affective, behavioral, or cognitive, within the context of family systems. When working with individuals, couples, families, or other large systems, the marriage and family therapist conceptualizes and implements treatment from a systemic perspective or framework.
The LMFT renewal is now open. To begin the renewal process, click on the "Renew Your License" tab on the right.
FEE DECREASE EFFECTIVE AUGUST 1, 2013:The Application for National Examination fee will decrease to $110.00. Applications submitted and processed after August 1 will only be required to pay this new, lower fee. Applications received and processed prior to August 1 must pay the current fee of $220.00. This fee decrease is a result of Board-sponsored legislation passed during the 2013 Minnesota legislative session.
2013 IS A CE REPORTING YEAR: All LMFTs are required to report continuing education hours when renewing their license in December 2013. LMFTs must have a Board approval number for any CE used to satisfy the 30 hour CE requirement. If you participated in an educational program or activity that did not have a CE approval number issued by the Board, you may complete the “CE Licensee Application” requesting Board approval.
FEE DECREASE EFFECTIVE AUGUST 1, 2013: The Reciprocity Application fee will decrease to $220.00. Applications submitted and processed after August 1 will only be required to pay this new, lower fee. Applications received and processed prior to August 1 must pay the current fee of $340.00. This fee decrease is a result of Board-sponsored legislation passed during the 2013 Minnesota legislative session.
The Minnesota Department of Human Services has implemented changes to its outpatient mental health rules (Rule 47). These changes may impact the practice of LAMFTs, LMFTs and MFT graduate students completing practicum or internship experiences. For detailed information and training materials regarding these rule changes, please visit Minnesota’s DHS website at: http://www.dhs.state.mn.us/main/dhs16_160315
A draft rule revision is under consideration by the Board’s Rules Committee. Once adopted by the full Board, the proposed rule revision will be available for distribution and comment to all licensees and interested stakeholders. It is anticipated the proposed rule revision will be available for review Fall 2013 and will be posted on the Board’s website at that time.
All meetings will be held at 9:30 am
All meetings will be held at Board office building. Dates and times are subject to change.