Continuing Education for Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (LMFT) in Massachusetts

Licensed marriage and family therapists (LMFT) in Massachusetts are required to take thirty (30) hours of continuing education (CE) every 2 years

  • Thirty (30) hours of CE every 2 years
  • Fifteen (15) of the required 30 contact hours of continuing education activities may derive from home study or on-line programming.

CE credits are acceptable if approved by

  • American Assoc. Marriage & Family Therapy (AAMFT)
  • or Massachusetts Assoc. Marriage & Family Therapist (MAMFT) courses are currently not available to LMFTs in Massachusetts

If you have a license in another discipline, click here to view the course catalog at

State laws can change. Practitioners are responsible for determining their state’s licensure requirements. To view the Massachusetts continuing education regulations, go to

Page last modified or reviewed by on May 17, 2017