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.
It is a core value in AAMFT to support, promote, and protect diversity, to value all individuals and groups as free from prejudice and oppression as possible, and to foster a climate where equity and mutual respect are intrinsic. AAMFT will continue to uphold these standards of diversity and inclusivity. Please view our statement here.
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.
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.
Question and Answers about membership with the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.
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.
Click the link above to download our Membership Dues list and don't forget to check out our optional geographical/engagement programs.
Students, in the United States, enrolled in a graduate level MFT program receive free liability insurance included with their AAMFT Student Membership.
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.
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