Professional Associations, Awards & Certifications

What is AAMFT?

The American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) is the professional organization representing marriage and family therapists (MFT). AAMFT believes that therapists with specific and rigorous training in MFT provide the most effective mental health care to individuals, couples and families.

MFT has been proven through research to be a cost-effective, short-term and results-oriented form of treatment.

Clinical Fellowship is the highest level of membership and also the standard of acceptance for the Canadian Association for Marriage and Family Therapy in Canada. It is based on Master's level training along with completing a minimum 1,000 hours of clinical practice and a minimum of 200 hours of clinical supervision.

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