A Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) is a mental health practitioner educated and trained to help with relationship difficulties; they assess, diagnose, and treat mental health disorders utilzing the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM 5). LMFTs provide psychotherapeutic services to individuals, couples, families and groups wherein interpersonal relationships are examined for the purpose of achieving more adequate, satisfying, and productive marriage and family adjustments.
LMFTs are regulated by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS). LMFTs must have earned a masters or doctorate degree and have at least 3000 hours of supervised clinical experience prior to being eligible to take two rigorous board exams to become licensed.
Leya Solis’s California Board of Behavioral Sciences license number is LMFT 85493.
For more information regarding LMFTs visit: BBS: What is a LMFT? and CAMFT: Who are LMFTs?