AAMFT-CA represents more than 3,500 licensed professional therapists (MFT's) in California while our National organization represents over 50,000 mental health professionals worldwide.

Coming together is a beginning. Staying together is progress. And working together is success
— Henry Ford


All membership is handled through our national organization.

MFTs who are dedicated to their ongoing growth and professional development are not hard to find. They are members of AAMFT.  Regardless of the stage of your career as an MFT or an allied mental health professional, AAMFT has a membership category that best suits you. Below are the six AAMFT Membership Categories:

  • Clinical Fellows
  • Member
  • Pre-Clinical Fellow
  • Student Member
  • Affiliate
  • Associate

Clinical Members Receive

  • International / national recognition as a highly qualified MFT
  • Free listing in www.therapistlocator.net, Clinical Member Referral Directory
  • Free access to www.therapyresources.net, AAMFT's Members-Only section
  • Free access to AAMFT's Clinical Member Logo for practice marketing
  • Opportunity to train and earn the AAMFT Approved Supervisor designation

All Members Receive Free Publications

  • Free subscription to the Journal of Marital and Family Therapy (4 issues per year)
  • Free subscription to Family Therapy Magazine (6 issues per year)
  • Free subscription to the AAMFT California Division Newsletter

Free Ethical Practice Guidance

  • AAMFT Code of Ethics
  • Consultation with Ethics Specialists

Access To

  • AAMFT endorsed Professional Liability Program

Exclusive Access To

  • AAMFT Members-Only Networking Directory and Website
  • Free consultation regarding legal and licensure issues

Significant Member Discounts

  • $100 discount on AAMFT Annual Conference registration
  • $100 discount on AAMFT Institutes registrations
  • Discounts on AAMFT-CA sponsored workshop registrations
  • Dicounts on AAMFT online training
  • Product discounts of 10% to 50%
  • Video and audio training tapes discounts of 10% to 50%

Public Education and Advocacy

  • National legislative advocacy
  • AAMFT third party payer advocacy
  • Public education campaigns
  • Outcome research