Exam Preparation Resources

Announcing the TAMFT Exam Prep Workshop, Practice Exam, and MFT Glossary!

TAMFT offers a suite of resources to help students prepare for the national licensure exam, including recordings of our Exam Prep Workshop, a Practice Exam & Answer Explanations, and an MFT Terms Glossary.

Exam Prep Course Materials + Practice Exam

Check out our latest webinar, where Dr. Sara Blakeslee Salkil answers your questions about the national exam and these exam prep materials:


In this 16-hour workshop, attendees will learn test-taking strategies for the national licensing exam, presented by Sara Blakeslee Salkil and Jaime Goff. Attendees will have access to slides from the workshop, learn test-taking strategies, and review examples of typical exam questions. The workshop covers the modern and post-modern models of therapy as well as ethics, HIPAA, and other supporting content areas. Includes PDF of the slides and practice questions connected to the course. These exam materials are good for ANY individual taking the national licensing exam in ANY state.

NEW PRICING! $150 Student TAMFT Members | $299 Student Non-Members

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Not a TAMFT member? Now's a perfect time to join! For only $50, you'll receive a year's worth of member benefits in addition to discounted exam prep materials!

Practice Exam & Answer Explanations

This 184-question practice exam, created by Dr. Sara Blakeslee  Salkil and Dr. Jaime Goff, covers all areas of study for the national exam. The PDF document also provides detailed explanations of each correct answer, allowing students the opportunity to review their answers and retake the practice exam multiple times.

$60 Members | $100 Non-Members

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MFT Terms Glossary

This MFT Terms Glossary provides 35 pages of detailed terms related to topics on the national MFT exam and a reference list for further reading. Each topic is broken into terms related to that topic that students should study for the MFT exam.

Topics covered include Adlerian Therapy, Behavioral Couple and Family Therapy, Bowen Family Systems, Collaborative Therapy, Contextual Family Therapy, Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy, Ericksonian Therapy, Feminist Family Therapy, General Systems Theory, Humanistic Family Therapy, Medical Family Therapy, Milan Systemic Therapy, MRI Brief Strategic Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Object Relations, Psychodynamic Family Therapy, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, Strategic Family Therapy (Washington School), Structural Family Therapy, and Symbolic-Experiential Therapy.

$35 Members | $50 Non-Members

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About the Presenters/Authors

Dr. Sara Blakeslee Salkil is the program director of the online master's in Marriage and Family Therapy program and Assistant Dean of Graduate Studies at ACU Dallas. In addition to her academic work, she is an appointed member of the Counselor, Social Worker & Marriage and Family Therapist licensing board in Ohio. She also practices part-time and specializes in couples therapy.

Prior to becoming an executive coach and leadership consultant, Dr. Jaime Goff had a fourteen-year career in higher education as a professor of Marriage and Family Therapy. Most recently, she was the Dean of the College of Graduate and Professional Studies at Abilene Christian University’s (ACU) Dallas campus, where she led the initiative to launch seven new online graduate programs, resulting in an additional 700 graduate students enrolling in ACU graduate programs in two years.