The Art and Science of Clinical Practice

Developing greater self-awareness; appreciating and embracing diversity; and promoting ethical behavior, professionalism, and professional identity.

Novel Coronavirus – COVID-19

The Couple and Family Program is following the direction and recommendations of both the University Nevada, Las Vegas and the Nevada System of Higher Education as they both continue to monitor and respond to the current COVID-19 pandemic. For the latest information on the university’s response, please visit UNLV’s Novel Coronavirus Updates page.

For general information and the most recent updates involving the novel Coronavirus, please visit The Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) Page.

For updates from the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy relating to COVID-19, please visit Coronavirus: AAMFT Status.

Any questions relating to the Coronavirus and its impact on the University of Nevada, Las Vegas can be directed to


The mission of the Program in Couple and Family Therapy at UNLV is to provide quality training in the theory and practice of marriage and family therapy. We are committed to helping students become competent professionals through developing greater self-awareness, appreciating and embracing diversity, learning the art and science of clinical practice, and promoting a sense of ethical behavior,professionalism and personal identity.

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The Couple & Family Therapy Program is one of the academic programs in the UNLV School of Medicine.