Who We Are

About Washington 

The Washington Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (WAMFT) is a division of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. WAMFT seeks the advancement of the profession and the practice of marriage and family therapy, representing the interests of its more than 1200 members as well as the profession of marriage and family therapy within the state of Washington.

Mission: We are a vibrant professional community and a leader in promoting healthy relationships and well-being for all individuals, couples, and families. 

About AAMFT

The American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) is the professional association for the field of marriage and family therapy. We represent the professional interests of more than 50,000 marriage and family therapists throughout the United States, Canada and abroad.

Since our founding in 1942, AAMFT has been involved with the problems, needs and changing patterns of couples and family relationships. The association leads the way to increasing understanding, research and education in the field of marriage and family therapy, and ensuring that the public’s needs are met by trained practitioners. AAMFT provides individuals with the tools and resources they need to succeed as marriage and family therapists.