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Kentucky Board of Licensure for Marriage and Family Therapists

Board of Licensure for Marriage and Family Therapists

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Click the following link for a memo from the Board regarding COVID-19:​ Memorandum​

The purpose of the Board of Marriage and Family Therapy is to administer and enforce the statutory authority and to monitor the needs of the consuming public. The board examines and licenses all eligible candidates for entry into the profession of marriage and family therapy. It recommends appropriate changes in the law to assure fairness and equality. The board conducts formal hearings when necessary and prosecutes by due process any violators of KRS 335.300.

Alert: The Kentucky Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (KAMFT) is no longer a practicing association. The Kentucky Board of Marriage and Family Therapists is not KAMFT.  The Kentucky Board does not have any information regarding associations.  You will have to contact the associations for any of their information.  For clarity, please do not refer to the Board as KAMFT.

Please note, Kentucky Interest Network (KIN) is the new AAMFT affiliated professional organization for the state of Kentucky.​

Do you need to find a licensed person with the Kentucky Board of Licensure for Marriage and Family Therapists?
You can now search the Active License Directory located here that will allow you to search for a licensed individual by Board, License Type, Region and/or County.
In addition, you can verify a license by clicking here.
*Please note: Licensees have the option to publicize information or leave it unavailable. The Department of Professional Licensing believes this information will be useful and serve public protection.​

 News and Updates

Marriage and Family Therapy Associate Title.pdf
Explanation of Denied or Deferred Audited Application for Renewal.pdf
Notice to Supervisee and Supervisor.pdf