has been a Certified Marriage and Family Therapist member for 5 years or more, or holding a master degree of Marriage and Family Therapy for 5 years or more, or has completed recognized Marriage and Family Therapy training for 10 years or more;
has completed 1,000 or more client contact hours;
has provided 100 or more group or individual supervision hours to various marriage and family therapy practitioners or students;
has taken not less than 18 hours’ relevant Supervisory Courses; and
has received not less than 20 hours’ supervision on supervision.
has attained equivalent professional credentials from a Marriage and Family Therapy Association outside Hong Kong which is recognized by the Board of Directors.
(SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS should be provided on application. Documents include credentials from recognised non-HK marriage and family therapy associations, records for client contact hours & supervision hours and any other relevant documents.)
Candidates who can demonstrate extensive marriage and family therapy experience may be granted an exemption from any or all of the stages of the membership requirements. A request for exemption must be made in writing and accompanied by all relevant supporting documentation. All decisions regarding exemptions are subject to the approval of the Board of Directors.