CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF

MARRIAGE & FAMILY THERAPISTS 

CENTRAL COAST CHAPTER

Central Coast Therapists

To strengthen the Marriage & Family therapy
profession & better serve 
our Central Coast community.

HOW TO CHOOSE A THERAPIST

Don't be afraid to shop around for a good match between you and your therapist. No matter how well trained the therapist is, if you are not at ease with him or her or you are unwilling to talk about personal problems or feelings, you will be wasting your money. Trust your intuition.
Take recommendations from friends and family only if they have shown significant and visible changes in behavior and attitudes during their therapy.


Where an MFT Can Help

Seeking professional assistance is a sign of courage and a willingness to deal with life’s many changes. Clients can expect that discussions will be kept confidential, except as otherwise required or permitted by law.

Distress Signals

  • Emotional stress
  • Anxiety
  • Child behavior problems
  • Depression
  • Moodiness
  • Sexual disturbances
  • Unexplained fatigue
  • Unusual eating patterns
  • Excess alcohol or drug use
  • Family conflict
  • Divorce or separation
  • Difficulty coping with changing lifestyles
  • Fear, anger or guilt
  • Grief or emotional pain



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