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How MFTs Help.

Why choose an marriage and family therapist? What makes a MFT the most effective person to work with my family? How are they uniquely qualified to help?


Come & Learn Together

Networking events, the Annual Conference, & CEU events are just a few ways that MAMFT provides quality professional development & networking opportunities.

Networking in Northampton

Students & Post-Graduates

Get plugged in to MAMFT through The Mentoring Project . Here, a senior MFT supports and guides your entry into the field. Learn more about the licensure process.


For All Professionals

An Annual Conference, and Regional Symposiums bring you the latest techniques and interventions. Join colleagues to explore how systemic techniques are applied today.

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Networking Events

Join us this winter at one of a dozen meetings throughout the state.

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2017 MAMFT Annual Conference

Friday, March 10, 2017
Best Western Royal Plaza
Marlborough, MA
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

We're excited to have Dr. Dan Hughes, author of Attachment Focused Family Therapy, to present "Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy: An Attachment-Focused Treatment for Developmental Trauma." We will also have a celebration dinner Thursday, March 9, in Marlborough.

Call for Annual Conference Proposals

We are looking for presenters for afternoon workshops during the Annual Conference. Share your proposals by December 1.

Proposal Submission Form

We Support the Practice of Marriage & Family Therapy

By providing quality training, advocacy, and networking, we help Massachusetts residents get effective, appropriate family counseling services.

2017 MAMFT Couples Symposium — Friday, January 27, Smith College

Tangled Truths: Helping Couples Living with the Aftermath of Sexual Trauma

Dr. Mike Lew will present Understanding Couples Sexuality through the Lens of Trauma, and Yana Tallon-Hicks will present Understanding Sexual Development through the Lens of Consent and Pleasure

They will be joined by Ross Hackerson, Nancy Knudsen, Dr. Kathy McMahon, and Katherine Waddell on a panel “Avoidance, Compulsions and Self-Absorption: How Sexual Trauma Impacts a Couple’s Attachment, Security and Pursuit of Passion.”

Couples Conference Fee

$69 /MAMFT Members

$99 for Nonmembers
$39 for Student/Pre-Clinical Members
$49 for Student/Pre-Clinical Non-Members