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Family therapists granted new powers by Texas Supreme Court

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The Texas Supreme Court has ruled that licensed marriage and family therapists are, in fact, able to diagnose a client’s emotional, mental and behavioral problems. The Texas Occupations Code, which in 1994 began to allow these diagnoses to be made, was challenged by a 2008 lawsuit that claimed that it was dangerous to allow such diagnoses to be made by people without a medical license.

Full story by Ryan Kocian via Court House News

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