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California Law and Ethics for Marriage and Family Therapists

Video lectures, case examples, and more than 130 practice questions including a full-length practice test. All at less than half the cost of competing programs.

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More than 300 free articles

Our Psychotherapy Notes blog now has more than 300 articles on clinical and professional issues for counselors and therapists. All available for free.


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2018 Thought Bubble: The Courage to Fight

This is the speech that opened the 2018 Therapy Reimagined conference. I'll be back in 2019! You can register now for the 2019 Therapy Reimagined Conference presented by SimplePractice.

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Key Changes to California Supervision Laws

California Assembly Bill 93 took effect January 1, 2019. It makes important changes to the state's rules for supervised experience. Two of the biggest changes involve triadic supervision and the 90-day rule.

California MFT Law & Ethics Exam: BBS Sample Questions, explained

The exam handbook includes sample questions and the right answers, but it doesn't tell you why those answers are correct. Here, we give the rationales.

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We're fighting for you: California's broken MFT Clinical Exam

I delivered prepared remarks on the low MFT Clinical Exam pass rate at the Board of Behvaioral Sciences (BBS) meeting November 2 in Orange, CA.

Introduction to Advocacy

We need more mental health professionals involved in advocacy. Your voice and your wisdom matters. We've prepared a free, 10-minute video to introduce you to the advocacy process.


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