Our Coaching Philosophy | Preparing you to Pass the LCSW & MFT Exam

Submitted by Amanda Rowan LCSW on Thu, 10/20/2011 - 3:33am

 I talk to a lot of people who have taken the LCSW or MFT exam many times and complain that they had memorized everything and they still didn't pass.  The word "memorize" tips me off right away -- these people weren't coached, they were trained. What's the difference?

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Quick* Study Guide for the LCSW & MFT Exams

Submitted by Amanda Rowan LCSW on Tue, 08/30/2011 - 6:52pm

Many people I coach for these tests don't realize that HOW you study for your licensing exams is just as important as WHAT you study. Overwhelmed with a lot of content that people think they have to stuff into their heads, many people I talk to report "studying all day" on their weekends.  Some even take the whole week off before the exam to study!

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The Biggest Secret to Passing the LCSW Exam/MFT Exam | LCSW & MFT Exam Coaching

Submitted by Amanda Rowan LCSW on Tue, 08/09/2011 - 3:35am

So what's the biggest secret to passing the LCSW or MFT Licensing exam?  Managing your anxiety. How do you manage your anxiety? Have clear strategies.

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How much to study for the LCSW exam and MFT exam | LCSW Exam MFT Exam

Submitted by Amanda Rowan LCSW on Fri, 07/29/2011 - 11:03pm

Many people who I coach ask me, "How much should I study for the LCSW exam, the MFT Exam?", and my response is "How are you studying?" Many people spend countless hours memorizing DSM flashcards and reading dry material from expensive workbooks.  They know the "facts" but they fail the test.  Why?  Because they studied ineffectively. So how should you study? 

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For people who failed the LCSW exam | LSCW Exam Prep

Submitted by Amanda Rowan LCSW on Wed, 07/27/2011 - 2:21pm

First, you're going to pass the LCSW exam. You will. Many people have sat where you're sitting, feeling hopeless and traumatized, after failing the LCSW exam.  It is hard to regroup after failing, especially if feel like you studied and hard as you could have and even worse, if you spent a lot of money on expensive test prep services that didn't work.

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Preparing for the MFT and LCSW Exam | Study Tip #1

Submitted by Amanda Rowan LCSW on Fri, 07/22/2011 - 4:51am

Are you preparing to take your LCSW exam or MFT Exam and feeling overwhelmed?  Join the club!  Many therapists experience panic at the thought of tackling this test.  Most of us aren't used to being in study mode and haven't taken a multiple choice exam since the GRE!

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