EXAM UPDATE ~ Find out now! Kati Morton | Kati Morton

EXAM UPDATE ~ Find out now! Kati Morton | Kati Morton

Hey everybody, happy Monday.
Although, usually Monday’s aren’t very happy, but today is a particularly happy day because.
Okay, so a lot has gone on recently. And I didn’t even have any time to tell anybody about it. So, I passed my exams. Yay! And, the way that this happened. Okay, so I hate the BBS.
And you all know this, because they’re a bunch of idiots, and they make me crazy. And I waited nine and a half months to hear to take my first exam. For those of you who are new, I’ve completed my 3000 hours required, and now I’m taking my license and exams to become a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, versus just an intern. And it’s taken a really really god awefully long time. And so finally I heard from them in January, and I booked my first exam March 8th, and passed it. Yay. And then it’s supposed to take three to four weeks for you to hear back for you to take your second one, so you study study study, take practice exams and do all this stuff, and I never hear from them. And I never hear from them, and I never hear from them. And then I become a woman so obsessed/focused on this one task, that I call the BBS like every day. I email, I call.
Finally, I get through to this woman. Ta da! And I was so excited. And she’s like hold on, give me your file number, blah blah blah. Okay, I can approve it now and tomorrow I’ll be able to book your exam. Now this was this last Wednesday,
so it’s not even a week ago. And I’m like oh my god, awesome, today is the best day ever, I get to book my exam tomorrow. But then I don’t even really believe her, because I’m like god she works for the BBS and they lie about everything and they’re terrible. And they never get back to you, and bahh. And so I get online in the morning and like I book my exam. And so they had an opening in Burbank, for those of you who know, I live in LA. Technically Santa Monica, but Burbank is one of the closer, it’s actually the closest testing centres. And it was for Friday, so, two days ago, three days ago.
At 1:30. And I was talking to Sean, and I’m like, ehh, should I just book it for tomorrow?
Oh my god, I’m gonna take my test tomorrow. You know, and I’m like what would I do between now and booking it later? And I’m like, nothing. I’ve been wanting to take it for like weeks, and so I booked it.
And I passed it. So what that means, is that I’m back. Ta da!
And you’ll see a lot more of me. And I’ll do my Vlogging videos and all that jazz. Because I have all that time. And it really hasn’t sunk in yet, I mean, yes I feel more relaxed. Yes I’m not like ehh I’m so tense, and ehh I have to do practice exams. And ehh. But I think once I get my license in the mail,
coz it takes like four weeks. Who knows it could take like 12 weeks knowing the BBS it’ll take forever. But it doesn’t matter. Once I get it in the mail, then I can technically call myself a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. And so all of the stuff on the website will be changing, so it doesn’t say ‘MFTI’, it will say ‘LMFT’, and I’ll have a different number I believe, a license number.
Which I’ll put on there too. So yeah, it’s really exciting. Yay.
And so I’ll be doing my Vlogs. So make sure, if any of you are new to my channel, welcome welcome welcome. What I do is Monday I put out a topic video, this Monday I wanted to talk about what’s going on because I feel like I haven’t been able to talk to you that much, and I missed you. And it’s really exciting! So, that’s Monday.
Tuesday I’m on Tumblr, or Thursday I’m on Tumblr, wow. Tuesday I’m on Tumblr.
Wednesday I’m on the website and Youtuble. Thursday I’m on Twitter.
And Friday I’m on Facebook. And you use the #KatiFAQ to ask your questions. And I will find them, and I will be answering them. And so you will be seeing me now five days a week.
I hope you don’t get sick of me. Anyway, so that’s the news. Happy Monday, and I will see you all tomorrow on Tumblr. I believe it’s Tumblr, if I’m wrong let me know. But I believe it’s Tumblr, so ask your questions on there using the #KatiFAQ and I’ll see you all then. Okay bye!

Comments (100)

  1. Congratulations!Β  Is a LMFT the same thing as a LCSW?Β 
    I've seen lots of schools in California offering LMFT's but not so much LCSW?Β 

  2. Congrats Kati!

  3. congratulations! I have skin picking disorder…. can you do a video on that?

  4. yaaaaaaay congrats!Β 

  5. Congrats hun make sure u take care of u

  6. Congrats hun make sure u take care of u


  8. Congratulations kati!! I'm so proud of you😊😊
    Look forward to your new videos!!

  9. Congrats! I'm a psychology major and will be graduating in December. I'm thinking that I might eventually go to grad school to be some kind of therapist. How how many years does it take to get your license, so going through grad school and doing your internship?

  10. YAY! Congratulations!! That is so exciting! Also, excited to see you back making videos! πŸ™‚ Β 

    How long did it take you to do 3000 intern hours? That sounds like it would take so long!Β 

  11. I'm soooooooo happy for you Kati!! congratulations!!! you deserve it and more!!! xoxo

  12. Congratulations Kati! So glad you could get it all done & dusted finally!

  13. Congratulations Kati! So excited!

  14. Congratulation!!!! That's so exciting!

  15. Congrats Kati, we all knew you would pass πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ looking forward to more updates from you!

  16. Congratulations! And welcome back, whatever you're on Tuesdays.

  17. Katie Congratulation Β great job i'am prouded of youΒ 

  18. YAY so happy to hear you passed!

  19. CONGRATS!!! Knew you could do it!!

  20. You're back! Yaay!!

  21. Yaaaaayyy * happy dance * So happy for you! Congratulations! πŸ™‚

  22. CONGRATS KATI!!! πŸ˜€

  23. sings to the tune of "Finally Friday" She finally did itttttttttttttttt WOOOOOOO Go Kati!!!!!!!! xo

  24. Congrats Kati!! So excited for you! You worked your butt off and earned it πŸ™‚

  25. I love that top Kati! I am glad you passed! Now you can get back to doing what you love instead of stressing out over a stupid piece of paper.Β 

  26. no suprizes you passed smart lady πŸ™‚ you do mental health proud

  27. so exciting, thanks for sharing! so glad you passed and now you can relax! so happy for you!! glad to have you back, we missed you too!

  28. YAAAAY CONGRATS!!! I was waiting with you for forever, so happy for you. Now shall i
    Be waiting to hear back for you via email (cause im anxious for that too) but nevertheless congrats again, you are amazing, you deserve the best! Xoxo

  29. yayy so happy for you!!!


  31. Cool! Glad you're back!!!!!!!

  32. Yay! Congrats Kati!
    Off Topic: I'd love to see a video about CFT (Compassion Focused Therapy)!

  33. I am so proud of you, @Kati Morton! Β I had no doubts you would pass the second exam–and with flying colors, to boot! Β The psychology world just earned the best LMFT it will ever have the pleasure of knowing! Β I am so glad we get to see your smiling face everyday again, as well as hearing, "It's Finally Friiiday!!!"

  34. WOOO! Congrats, Kati! πŸ™‚

  35. congrats kati!!

  36. Oh Yay!!! Congrats, Kati!! xxxx

  37. Congratulations kati, I had absolutely no doubts. Of course you were going to pass! Like I said kati Morton always puts 110% into everything she does. Good job! XOX

  38. Good job!!!! I'm so excited to see your face everyday again!!! I've missed youπŸ˜“

  39. is it me or is the wall moving or the camera shaking?

  40. we all knew you were going to pass! πŸ˜€

  41. Well done πŸ™‚

  42. WELL done!! I've got 2 left! X so happy for you!!

  43. So freaking proud of you beautiful lady x

  44. Congratulations! That's so great, and I can't wait to see more videos from you again <3

  45. congratulations! that's brilliant ! x

  46. Congrats Kati! Β So happy for you!

  47. Congratulations!!!! You are amazing!

  48. She's back! Congratulations!

  49. Woo hoo! Congratulations!Β 

  50. YAY well done kati πŸ˜€Β 

  51. HooRAYYYYYYYYYY!!!!! I'm so happy and excited for you and supersuper proud of you! You totally earned it and deserved every single drop of ink on your certificate! That's so cool omg CONGRATULATIONS, KATI!!!!!

  52. yayayayayay SO proud of you!! and beyond excited your back for daily Q&A's woo Β happy early b-day to mee <3

  53. That's awesome Kati!!!!! πŸ˜€ by the way, am I the only one tripping out about the background moving every time Kati moves?? :p

  54. Kati, big congratulations!!!! So impressed, but unsurprised πŸ™‚Β 

  55. Oh goodness! I'm soooo proud of you πŸ™‚

  56. Congrats Kati!!! That's so great! Look forward to more vlogs happening again!!

  57. Yay! Awesome work Kati!

  58. Kattiiiiiiii;) Yayyyyyyy!!!!! I'm so excited and happy with you. you probably can't imagine how much we missed you but we are so grateful to have you back. The thought of seeing your videos and your positive smile more frequently again really makes my day…

  59. Congratulations! You did it!

  60. CONGRATULATIONS Kati!!! I'm so happy for you πŸ˜€

  61. I LOVE YOU! YOU are so AWESOME!!!! I knew you could though. It just makes me smile seeing your reaction. You are doing great things. Thanks for your inspiration.

  62. Congratulations, Kati!! they finally gave you the opportunity to show them your awesomeness :D… good job! I'm so proud… πŸ™‚

  63. Congratulations Kati and I can never get enough of u

  64. You are awesome Kati Congratulations!!!!Β Β  πŸ˜€

  65. Why are the walls warping?

    I'm so happy to see you 5 days a week now <3

  67. Congrats Kati πŸ™‚

  68. Yaaayy congrats
    I've missed your vlogs and I'm happy to see more of u!

  69. #katifaq
    Hi Kati I've been having some issues lately and I wanted to know what I can do to get help as a teen (13) without telling my mom because I'm just not comfortable but I cant go to therapy without her consent

  70. Yaaay! I know it must feel even longer to you but woweee it was forever ago that you finished your hours! CONGRATULATIONS! x

  71. Congratulations!!!Β 

  72. did anyone else get dizzy watching this? lol well done kati!

  73. Congrats on getting licensed!Β 
    Now that you are back I have a question for you, I have been ED behaviour free for awhile now and have recently graduated from university. I now realize I have no goals to work towards and my mind is starting to shift towards creating unhealthy ED related 'goals'. Do you have any tips or suggestions on creating personal goals (not school, work or disordered)?Β 


  74. Congratulations!!!This is such happy news!You earned it!!Im so glad you're back, Ive missed you!Over the top thrilled for you.

  75. #katiFAQ I am very hesitant on going to inpatient. My SH is getting worse. I've needed stitches twice in the past three months from where I cut my veins. I've started self medicating with alcohol mixed with antianxieties. I've also started purging and throwing up (not purging) due to anxiety. My suicidal thoughts are escalating and attempts (half assed) are increasing. I'm really scared to do inpatient and I really don't have enough time due to school. What should I do?

  76. YOURE BACK! AMEN! I Feel a lot more comfortable reaching out to you now that ur back! expect a msg! πŸ™‚ Congrats! <3Β 

  77. Congratulations Kati!!!!!!!

  78. Did you get my youtube message?

  79. Yay well done Kati! Happy for you =)

  80. Yay well done Kati! Happy for you =)

  81. Yay! Congratulations Kati!

  82. congrats,glad your so happy.

  83. Yayyyyy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  84. Well done!!! You will make an awesome marriage and family therapist, you seem such a happy, bubbly and caring person πŸ™‚ Congratulations πŸ™‚

  85. Fabulous news Kati! Drove me nuts they made you wait so long. Enjoy some time to chill out and revel in your awesomeness. Xx

  86. Congratulations πŸ™‚
    You seem like such a GREAT therapist! If I didn't live in the Netherlands, I would definitely try to get in contact with you. You make me feel like I would actually be able to be open with you. I've been in therapy for a couple of years now but I just can't seem to open up to my therapist. Could you maybe make a video about being open and communicating how you feel with your therapist? My therapist always asks me what I want to talk about but I just feel so awkward and I don't know what to say..

  87. OMG You're back!! Yesss <3 <3

  88. So proud of you!

  89. YAyyyy!!!! Congrats!!!!! <3

  90. a question for your Wednesday video, i hope im not too late. i went to my gp about panic attakcs as they are starting to come back, she made me do a blood test to make sure it was nothing physical but it came back clear, so does that mean im going to be diagnosed with a mental issue?? like panic disorder πŸ™ im so scared she will tell me thats what i have πŸ™ im freaking out and scared to make the next appointment because of itΒ 

  91. Omg congrats kati!! – you so deserved this.<33 I'm so proud of you! aha!

  92. congrats Kati I'm glad you passed I'm so happy to see you i missed you welcome back πŸ™‚ <3

  93. Yay! I knew you would pass and I'm thrilled for you :0)

  94. Congrats, Kati. Your videos have helped me sooooo much. Glad to have you back, but even happier about your professional success and to see what your next steps will be. πŸ™‚

  95. Great job! It is a frigging mind boggling experience to go through. Now, blog away.

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