In California, therapists are licensed by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Visit the BBS website for information about licensing and finding a therapist.
- AMFT = Associate Marriage & Family Therapist (license pending, working under supervision)
- ASW = Associate Clinical Social Worker (license pending, working under supervision)
- LCSW = Licensed Clinical Social Worker (MSW = Master's in Social Work)
- LPCC = Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor
- LMFT = Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist