Certification: Board Certified Specialist in Couple and Family Psychology
The specialty of Couple and Family psychology is not confined to "Couple and Family therapy", but is a comprehensive application of the science and profession of psychology with families, Couple and Family subsystems, and individual Couple and Family members. Couple and Family psychologists stress the centrality of understanding and constructively changing the Couple and Family unit or subsystems, as well as the individual.
- More than two years of education or training after high school required?
- More than two years of work experience required?
- Oral or Written Exam Required?
- Does applicant have choice of at least two options from above for renewal (CEU, CPD, or exam)?
The certification corresponds to a specialty within a recognized occupation. For example, Oncology Nurse and Pediatric Nurse are specialties within the nursing field, so Certified Oncology Nurse and Certified Pediatric Nurse would be classified as specialty certifications.