About AAMFT

aamftLogoMAMFT is the state chapter of The American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT), a national organization that represents the professional interests and development of over 25,000 marriage and family therapists.

AAMFT provides cutting-edge research, theory development, and education in the field of marriage and family therapy. It keeps members informed of the problems, needs, and changing patterns in couple and family relationships. AAMFT has connected the public with trained professionals for over seventy years, providing professionals with the latest clinical findings through various venues, including internet materials and national and regional conferences.

AAMFT has developed rigorous standards for graduate education and post-graduate training, clinical supervision, and professional ethics, ensuring that marriage and family therapists provide consumers with quality services. It publishes the nationally-renowned Journal of Marital and Family Therapy four times a year, sharing scholarly research about our field. The Family Therapy Magazine, also features current trends and practical applications of marriage and family therapy. AAMFT also offers an extensive array of films, books, and brochures.

AAMFT hosts an annual conference that promotes current studies in marriage and family therapy. This year, AAMFT invites you to Milwaukee from October 16-19 to celebrate the impact of solution-focused therapy on couple and family relationships. Massachusetts State Representative Patrick Kennedy will be one of the keynote speakers. Register for the conference by following this link.

For more information about joining AAMFT, please click here.