LMFT Application Information and Instructions
Applicants seeking licensure as a marriage and family therapist (LMFT) in the State of Indiana need to download the following documents:
- LMFT Application Instructions
- LMFT Application
- Verification of State Licensure Form
- Statutes and Rules Compilation
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LMFT Frequently Asked Questions
- How do I purchase a study guide for the exam?
a. For information regarding study guides please visit the following websites:
i. LMFT – http://www.amftrb.org/
- How often is the AMFTRB examination offered?
- The exam is offered three times a year, January, May, and September, in 28 day windows.
- Does the board offer a temporary permit?
- Yes, the Board offers a non-renewable temporary permit. The permit expires the earlier of 180 days or until you pass or fail the exam.
- When will I receive my temporary license?
- Once your application is officially approved by the Board.
- I am not sure if I have the right coursework, will the board review my transcript if I send it in?
- No, however, you can submit an official application with a letter requesting that your courses be reviewed at the next available board meeting.
- Who is considered a qualified supervisor?
- A licensed marriage and family therapist who has at least five (5) years of experience; or
- An American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) approved supervisor; or
- An AAMFT approved supervisor candidate; or
- A supervisor who:
i. has possession of a masters degree or higher in a mental health field; and
ii. has five (5) years of post-master’s professional practice experience; and
iii. is supervising within their scope of experience and training.
- Does the Board accept degrees from on-line universities?
- Yes, as long as the degree is from an approved program and you have met the coursework requirement.
- How many hours of supervision and experience are required to qualify for a license?
- 1000 hours of post degree clinical experience are required to obtain your license with 200 hours of post degree supervision, of which, 100 hours must be individual supervision.