Personalized Exam Prep and Continuing Education

Through best-in-class exam prep and continuing education products, we've helped tens of thousands of students attain and maintain their licensure since 1985.

Personalized Exam Prep and Continuing Education

Through best-in-class exam prep and continuing education products, we've helped tens of thousands of students attain and maintain their licensure since 1985.

Personalized Exam Prep and Continuing Education

Through best-in-class exam prep and continuing education products, we've helped tens of thousands of students attain and maintain their licensure since 1985.

MFT

For MFT Candidates taking the California Law & Ethics, Clinical or National Exams.

Social Work

For LCSW Candidates taking the California Law & Ethics, ASWB Clinical Exams.

California Law and Ethics

For LMFT, LCSW, and LPCC candidates taking the California BBS Law & Ethics Exam.

Continuing Education

Courses approved for California LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, LEPs, and RNs.

Exam Prep for California and National LMFT, LCSW, and LPCC Candidates

Welcome to Gerry Grossman Seminars. We have 35+ years' experience helping candidates like you successfully prepare for their licensing exams. From engaging live workshops, comprehensive study courses, and state-of-the-art online exam simulations, we give you the test-taking tools, methods, and materials you need to augment your knowledge base and test-taking strategies and ensure that you are fully prepared for your exams.

Continuing Education

Gerry Grossman Seminars offers live online and self-paced home study options through an extensive library of continuing education courses. Our courses are approved for California LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, LEPs, and RNs. For other states, please confer with your licensing Board.

Continuing Education

Meet our Founder

Gerry Grossman, LMFT

Founder

Gerry Grossman has successfully trained thousands of exam candidates for their BBS licensing exams since 1985. His teaching style is clear, incisive, humorous, and empathic. As a trained hypnotherapist, he has assisted many people with test anxiety and other clinical issues. In 2016 Gerry received the Educator of the year award from AAMFT-CA. In private practice, Gerry specializes in working with young children and their families.

"I am deeply grateful to Gerry Grossman Seminars for their courses, I had Natalie, and she was wonderful, with a unique teaching style. The materials were very thorough, including the flash cards and online test banks, which I found were a significant part of my success. I would recommend to others preparing to embark upon the examination process! Best wishes to all at GSS!!!"

–Rosie Arakelyan, LCSW

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  • Significant Changes to the California MFT Clinical Exam
    Significant Changes to the California MFT Clinical Exam

    The California Clinical Exam has changed as of January 1, 2021. Read on for more details, and stay connected to Gerry Grossman Seminars for up-to-date exam prep materials.

    Around every seven years, the BBS conducts an occupational survey of practicing LMFTs. This is done to determine issues that are relevant to current MFT clinical practice as it pertains to changing societal patterns and emerging developments in the field. Based on the results of this analysis, the Office of Examination Services organizes the tasks and knowledge statements that become the LMFT Written Clinical Examination Outline. Examination questions are developed by subject matter experts to address these tasks and knowledge statements. The 2021 CCE exam handbook contains new exam categories...

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  • A New Law Streamlines California Mental Health Providers Mandatory Reporting Responsibilities
    A New Law Streamlines California Mental Health Providers Mandatory Reporting Responsibilities

    On September 26, 2020, Assembly Bill 1145 was signed into law.  For over 10 years in the pursuit of legislative advocacy as an LMFT and as a Gerry Grossman Seminars instructor of BBS exam preparatory and continuing education classes, I have strongly advocated for a change in the law as it pertained to mandated reporting and consensual sex and minors.   In 2010, I wrote an article regarding this subject for CAMFT Therapist magazine to alert mental health professionals to the inequity in the law.  I spoke out regarding this topic at annual CAMFT conferences and at multiple BBS meetings, and walked the halls of the Capital Building advocating at representatives’ offices.

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  • Diversity in Social Work: Can you Relate?
    Diversity in Social Work: Can you Relate?
    We usually think of diversity as taking into consideration a client’s ethnic or racial background, sexual identity, gender, or perhaps age;  however, it might be useful to consider diversity as any difference between the social worker and a client in which the client might feel that the clinician cannot understand their experience.
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