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Tools for Supervisor Candidates and Supervisor Mentors

This section includes tools that may be helpful to Approved Supervisor mentors and/or supervisor candidates. Tips and checklists are not exhaustive. They may be helpful as guidelines, or used as starting points for the development of more extensive tools. The forms provided do not need to be submitted to the AAMFT, but are offered as samples to which supervisors can refer when developing their own forms.

-Sample Supervision Contract*

-Sample Training Plan

-Sample Supervision Log*

-Sample Supervision Observation Form*

-Supervisor Candidate Verification Form

-Evaluation Guidelines

-Guidelines for Writing a Philosophy of Supervision Paper

-Checklist for Completing the Approved Supervisor
 Application Packet

-Professional Development Resources 

-Bibliography of Useful Resources 

*These resources are taken from the Practice Management Forms: Tools for the Business of Therapy, published by the AAMFT.

To obtain a copy of the Approved Supervisor Designation Standards and Responsibilities Handbook (pdf). 


Supervisor Directory

The American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) is providing this Approved Supervisor Directory (Directory) as a benefit for AAMFT members only. Access to and use of this Directory or any of the information contained in this Directory by persons who re not members of AAMFT is prohibited.  


clinical member logoOver 15,000 marriage and family therapists are listed in TherapistLocator.net. The therapists are Clinical Members of the AAMFT, and as such must meet stringent training and education requirements established by the AAMFT. All AAMFT Clinical Members have agreed to abide by the AAMFT Code of Ethics. This Directory will assist you in locating a marriage and family therapist in your area. When seeking the services of a marriage and family therapist be sure to ask if your potential therapist is a Clinical Member of the AAMFT or look for the following logo identifying a Clinical Member of the AAMFT.

Visit the AAMFT TherapistLocator.net, a public service of the AAMFT. There you will find information about a range of problems facing today's families, and you can search for a qualified family therapist in your area.


If you have questions or wish to request materials, contact:

American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
112 South Alfred Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Email: central@aamft.org
Phone: 703-838-9808
Fax: 703-838-9805