Marital and Family Therapist

Licensing Authority

Alaska Department of Commerce, Community & Economic Development
Division of Corporations, Business, and Professional Licensing
Board of Marital & Family Therapy
P.O. Box 110806
Juneau, AK, 99811 -0806
phone: 907.465.2588
fax: 907.465.2974


Application $175
Exam fee (paid directly to the test agency)
License $665
License biennial renewal $665
Four-year associate license (supervised practice) $445
Temporary license $100

Licenses expire on December 31, even numbered years and continuing education is required for renewal.


By Examination:
Applicants need a master's or doctorate in marital and family therapy or an allied mental health field from a regionally accredited school. Applicants must have 1,500 hours of direct clinical contact with couples and families and must have been supervised a minimum of 200 hours including 100 individual and 100 group hours. Applicants must pass the National Licensure Examination for Marriage and Family Therapy. Applicants must pass a state written examination which covers questions on the state statutes and regulations applying to the practice of marital and family therapy and the code of ethics adopted by the board under 12 AAC 19.900. THE SUPERVISED EXPERIENCE MUST BE BY A BOARD APPROVED ALASKA LICENSED MFT.

Number of Licenses on December 31, 2015

Marital and family therapists: 87
Associatemarital and family therapists: 19

Last updated January 2016.