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About AAMFT

Who We Are and What We Do

The American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) is the professional association for the field of marriage and family therapy. We represent the professional interests of more than 50,000 marriage and family therapists throughout the United States, Canada and abroad.

Meet the Board of Directors

The AAMFT Board of Directors are elected by Clinical Members of the AAMFT. Typically, Board members have held leadership positions at the divisional level and bring a wealth of experience and knowledge steeped in working with membership at all levels.

AAMFT Bylaws

AAMFT is the professional association for the field of marriage and family therapy and is comprised of marriage and family therapists from the United States, Canada, and abroad. The AAMFT Bylaws are the rules and regulations which guide our operations and activities.

AAMFT Position on Couples and Families

AAMFT believes that all couples who willingly commit themselves to each other, and their children, have a right to expect equal support and benefits in civil society. Thus, we affirm the right of all committed couples and their families to legally equal benefits, protection, and responsibility.

AAMFT Call for Awards Nominations

AAMFT offers awards in many categories. The deadline for award nominations is January 31 each year. All applications must be postmarked by that date.You can also find a list of past Award Recipents.

Research and Education Foundation

Promoting the well being of marital and family life through research, education, and special projects in marriage and family therapy, family policy and family science. In their daily work with families, marriage and family therapists are acutely aware of the changing social trends and pressures affecting families and the impact of larger systems on family functioning and well-being. They also know from their practice that marriage and family therapy makes a positive difference in the lives of many families.

AAMFT Staff

The Who's who on AAMFT Staff.

Management

Learn more about AAMFT's Scorecards of Association Health and Financials, as well as the Strategic Plan, updated Bylaws and information about the Board of Directors.

Find a Therapist

If you or someone you know is experiencing distress, therapy with a marriage and family therapist (MFT) can help.

Find an MFT

TENEO

Continuing education designed specifically for MFTs. Explore the 85 online courses offered and expand your knowledge on a variety of topics. Start your personalized online classroom and earn CE credits at your own pace.

Earn CEs

Annual Conference

Join us in Austin, Texas, September 3 – 6 for the most advanced training in marriage and family. Make lasting connection, advance your career, hear dynamic presenters, and share your passion for MFT.

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