Supervisor Qualifications: Licensed Marital and Family Therapist
In order to qualify to become a LMFT approved supervisor you must complete the following:
1. You must be a Licensed Marital and Family Therapist who has practiced counseling for two (2) years beyond the issue date of the license. Your issue date is printed on the lower left-hand corner of your certificate.
You must be an American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy approved supervisor who is familiar with the Oklahoma LMFT Rules and Regulations.
2. You must have successfully completed a graduate course in therapist supervision from a regionally credited university of at least forty-five (45) hours.
You must have successfully completed a Department approved supervision equivalent course.
Department Approved Supervision Equivalent Course:
The equivalent course is forty-five (45) hours consisting of fifteen (15) hours of face-to-face class time, which includes four (4) supervisors-in-training and thirty (30) hours of directed study. Directed study must be approved and monitored by an approved supervisor.
The Department approves each course and the course instructor. This office does not keep a record of when each class is offered. However, we keep a list of the approved instructors. If you are interested in completing the equivalency course please contact an instructor regarding when they are offering the equivalency course.
If you have completed the requirements and are ready to apply to become an approved supervisor please complete and submit the following application form: