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To accommodate the deployment of a new system, the Department of Commerce Community and Economic Development is scheduling an outage for all e-Commerce applications from November 30 at 5PM until December 1 at 7AM

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Board of Marital & Family Therapy

It is Time to Renew Your License!

Click Here to Renew Online

Valid License Numbers Contain Either:

6 numbers
OR
4 letters + at least 1 number

If you have an alpha-numeric license number, you must enter all of the characters in order to renew online. EXAMPLE: ABCD1234

MY LICENSE Online Renewal

Please use our convenient MY LICENSE online renewal application. In most cases your license will be renewed immediately. Due to a heavy volume of renewal activities, processing time for renewal applications received by mail may take up to 4-6 weeks.

If you have not registered, follow these simple steps:

  1. Visit the MY LICENSE customer home page at: ProfessionalLicense.Alaska.Gov/MYLICENSE
  2. If you have an existing myAlaska account, enter your account information. If not, please create an account. You will be redirected to the MY LICENSE customer home page.
  3. Under Access an Existing License, enter your license number and Web Authorization Code, if one has been provided. This information is on your renewal notice.
  4. To renew your license, simply select the license you wish to renew from the Professional Licensing section.

Public Notice:

Proposed Regulation Changes

The Board of Marital and Family Therapy proposes to make permanent regulation changes made by emergency regulation regarding notarized signature on the applications and emergency courtesy license.

Written comments deadline: 4:30 p.m. on December 23, 2020.

Emergency Regulations:

Emergency Courtesy License and Notarized Signature Requirements for License Applications

On November 9, 2020, the Board of Marital and Family Therapy adopted, as an emergency regulation, changes in 12 AAC 19.110 – 12 AAC 19.210, dealing with notarized signatures and emergency courtesy license. The emergency regulation took effect on November 17, 2020, and will expire March 16, 2021 unless made permanent. The Board intends to make the emergency regulation permanent. Please click HERE to see the filed emergency regulation version.

COVID-19 MANDATES AND GUIDANCE:

The governor has issued a mandate or the board has issued guidance for this program.

Please click here to read how this may affect you.

The Board of Marital and Family Therapy is staffed by the Division of Corporation and Professional Licensing. The board consists of three marital and family therapists and two public members. Board members are appointed by the governor and confirmed by the Legislature.

The board adopts regulations to carry out laws governing the practice of marital and family therapy in Alaska. It makes final licensing decisions and takes disciplinary actions against people who violate licensing laws. The board meets at least once a year and offers a public comment period at each meeting. Meeting agendas are available from the licensing examiner.

Professions Regulated by the Board

  • Marital and Family Therapist
  • Marital and Family Therapy Associate

Contact Information

Lauren Bales, Licensing Examiner
E-mail: BoardOfMaritalAndFamilyTherapy@Alaska.Gov
Phone: (907) 465-2551
PO Box 110806
Juneau, AK 99811-0806