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Welcome to the Marriage and Family Therapy Homepage

The Colorado State Board of Marriage and Family Therapist Examiners regulates Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists in the State of Colorado. Board activities include review of licensure applications, complaints, and enforcement of disciplinary actions against those found to have violated the Mental Health Practice Act or Board rules. The Board is made up of seven members, four professionals and three public, who meet four times per year.

Program Information

Program/Board Members

Reina Sbarbaro-Gordon, Program Director

State Board of Marriage and Family Therapist Examiners
1560 Broadway, Suite 1350
Denver, CO 80202

Phone: 303-894-7800  |  Fax: 303-894-7764  |  Email: dora_mentalhealthboard@state.co.us

 

Board Members:

  • Mita Johnson, LMFT, Chair
    Professional Member | Term Expires: August 12, 2025

  • Nicholas Mancini, LMFT, Vice-Chair
    Professional Member | Term Expires: August 12, 2022

  • Meagan Terry, LMFT
    Professional Member | Term Expires: August 12, 2024

  • Bobbi Miller, LMFT
    Professional Member | Term Expires: August 12, 2024

  • Donna Nelson
    Public Member | Term Expires: August 12, 2022

  • Michael Knox
    Public Member | Term Expires: August 12, 2022

  • Erin Ford
    Public Member | Term Expires: August 12, 2025

Public Notices

Joint Stakeholder Meeting - August 12, 2022

The Division of Professions and Occupations' held a Joint Stakeholder Meeting for all Healthcare Boards and Programs that allowed stakeholders an opportunity to provide feedback, and help develop new and/or revised rules to implement Colorado House Bill 22-1284 (Concerning updates to state surprise billing laws to facilitate the implementation of surprise billing protections, and, in connection therewith, aligning state law with the federal "No Surprises Act").

 

Joint Stakeholder Meeting - July 29, 2022

The Division of Professions and Occupations' held a Joint Stakeholder Meeting for all Boards and Programs that allowed stakeholders an opportunity to provide feedback, and help develop new rules to implement the directives of Executive Order D-2022-034 (Protecting Colorado’s Workforce and Expanding Licensing Opportunities).

 

Joint Stakeholder Meeting - July 22, 2022

The Division of Professions and Occupations' held a Joint Stakeholder Meeting for all healthcare Boards and Programs that allowed stakeholders an opportunity to provide feedback, and help develop new rules to implement the directives of Executive Order D-2022-032 (Directing State Agencies to Protect Access to Reproductive Health Care in Colorado).

 

Joint Stakeholder Meeting - June 10, 2022

The Division of Professions and Occupations (Division) will hold a Joint Stakeholder Meeting to allow stakeholders an opportunity to provide feedback on the implementation of Colorado Senate Bill 22-116 (Concerning the ability of an individual to obtain an occupational credential through the occupational credential portability program) which amends the Red Tape Reduction Act (HB20-1326/Section 12-20-202, C.R.S.); and subsequent proposed draft rules for each Board/Program. In an effort to provide advanced notice of this meeting, the draft rules for each Board/Program will not be available until Friday, May 27, 2022. To review the draft rules, please click on the "Notice, SB22-116, and Draft Rules" link below, on or after the availability date

 

Permanent Rulemaking Hearing - October 29, 2021

The State Board of Marriage and Family Therapist Examiners held a Permanent Rulemaking Hearing on October 29, 2021, that allowed stakeholders a final opportunity to provide feedback before the Board considered adopting revisions to the Rule 1.8(B), to implement Colorado Senate Bill 21-077 (Concerning the elimination of verification of an individual's lawful presence in the United States as a requirement for individual credentialing).

 

Permanent Rulemaking Hearing - May 5, 2021

Due to a filling error with the Colorado Secretary of State, the State Board of Marriage and Family Therapist Examiners rescheduled the Permanent Rulemaking Hearing on March 26, 2021, to May 5, 2021. The purpose of this rescheduled Permanent Rulemaking Hearing is to ensure all stakeholders have the correct hearing information, adequate notice, and are allowed a final opportunity to provide feedback before the Board considers adopting revisions to Rule 1.6 to implement Colorado House Bill 19-1129 (Prohibiting mental health care providers from engaging in conversion therapy with a patient under eighteen years of age); and revisions to Rules 1.12, 1.22, and Appendix A to correct language that's a conflict with portions of the statutes in Colorado House Bill 20-1326 (Concerning an expansion of an individual's ability to practice an occupation in Colorado through the creation of an occupational credential portability program) and Colorado Senate Bill 20-102 (Concerning required disclosures to patients regarding formal actions based on sexual misconduct).

 

Joint Stakeholder Meeting - December 3, 2020

The State Board of Addiction Counselor Examiners, State Board of Marriage and Family Therapist Examiners, State Board of Licensed Professional Counselor Examiners, State Board of Psychologist Examiners, State Board of Unlicensed Psychotherapists, and State Board of Social Work Examiners held a VIRTUAL Joint Stakeholder Meeting for the Boards to receive feedback on the implementation of Colorado House Bill 19-1129 (Prohibits mental health care providers from engaging in conversion therapy with a patient under eighteen years of age), and the subsequent proposed draft rules for each Board.

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