Preparing for your LMFT exam is a critical part of your licensure process. It’s not just about passing your exam but it’s also about reviewing the important information that you need to be a practicing LMFT. Framing your preparation as a necessary and GOOD thing is the first step to getting ready to take and pass your exam. You’ve probably been out of school for a while, and there’s lots of information that you didn’t study, or did study but forgot. Now, in the context of having some experience in the field, this information will be invaluable to review. Things will make more sense to you now after working with real live clients. As your first step, choose to see your exam prep as an opportunity to become a better therapist.
Once you have reached your goal of meeting the required supervised professional experience hours and passed the California law and ethics exam, you finally face the last hurdle toward licensure – the clinical exam! You will want to keep a few strategies in mind to tackle the exam questions efficiently.
Changes to the National MFT Exam in 2020
Our team at AATBS is committed to keeping you up to date on changes to the National MFT Exam, in order to help you study most effectively to get your license. For 2020, the Association of Marital and Family Therapy Regulatory Boards (AMFTRB) has made some changes to how they score this test.
- Each person learns information differently. As you prepare for your exam, it is helpful to identify how you learn and retain information. There are three major learning styles which include auditory, visual, and tactile. This post will explore everything you need to know about the 3 learning styles.