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Master of Science (MS)
Family Consumer Human Development
Thorana S. Nelson
This research project presents data on practitioner profiles and practice patterns for marriage and family therapists living in Utah . A sample of 77 clinical members and six associate members of the American Association for Marriage and ramily Therapy living in Utah gave descriptive facts on their demographics , training , years of experience , and specific information about their practice of marriage and family therapy. The findings indicate tha t marriage and family therapists in Utah are a mostly male , Caucasian , and highly educated group of practitioners compared to marriage and family therapists practicing in other states . The findings also indicate that marriage and family therapists living in Utah treat a wide range of serious mental health problems in a relatively short amount of time for a reasonable fee .
Palmer, Thane R., "A Profile of Professional Activities and Practice Patterns for Marriage and Family Therapists in Utah" (1998). All Graduate Theses and Dissertations. 2545.
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