AAMFT Membership


Due to the challenges presented by the COVID-19 situation, AAMFT staff is now working remotely and unavailable to receive and process postal deliveries. We are also suspending processng book orders at this time. Any applications, payments or other correspondence sent through the mail, will be processed as soon as we are able to physically return to the office. To avoid delays in processing, please submit dues payments or applications online.  Any other communications can be sent via email at central@aamft.org, over  the phone, 703-838-9808 or by fax, 703-838-9805. Our office hours are from 8:30am to 5:00pm, Eastern, Monday-Friday. Please do not hesitate to contact us for any questions. Click here to access AAMFT status updates and resources.


There are different AAMFT membership applications, depending on the training and experience of an applicant. Click on the short descriptions for a detailed description of each AAMFT membership category to help you determine the category that applies to you.

Member Benefits

We know that family therapy is effective and that family therapy works. We also believe that consumers should have access to mental health care, including the services of marriage and family therapists. That’s why we work hard to help you succeed in your practice by offering you professional education and practice building resources that you want, need, and deserve.

Why Join AAMFT?

AAMFT is the "Professional Home" and the premier resource for information on marriage and family therapy for family therapists around the world. Get access to family therapy resources, network with over 25,000 family therapists, and add your voice to advocacy efforts on the federal and state level.

Frequently Asked Questions

Question and Answers about membership with the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.

Become an Approved Supervisor

Join the ranks by becoming an AAMFT Approved Supervisor. AAMFT Approved Supervisors are dedicated professionals who have obtained the educational, experiential, and supervisory training required for the competent supervision of marriage and family therapists and trainees.    

Student Liability Insurance

Students, in the United States, enrolled in a graduate level MFT program receive free liability insurance included with their AAMFT Student Membership.

Membership Consultations

As a prospective member or current member of AAMFT you might have questions about the membership application process.  What courses are acceptable toward the educational requirements? Or if a current or past supervisor would be accepted toward the clinical requirements for membership. The AAMFT membership evaluation staff are here to assist you. Click here for more information and schedule a consultation.

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