Benefits of Marriage and Family Therapy

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South Carolina Association for Marriage and Family Therapists (SCAMFT) has been a division of AAMFT since 1972. South Carolina has had a state license for Marriage and Family Therapists since 1986. Our division seeks to support professional development, networking, and the strength of our license in the state!


  • Juneteenth

    By: Racine R. Henry, PhD, LMFT, CCTP Juneteenth is a holiday that recognizes and celebrates enslaved Black people in Texas learning of the Emancipation...
  • When asked to write a blog post for Pride, I was preparing to travel to Wilton Manors, Florida, a historic LGBTQIA community. I set the intention...
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Become a Member of AAMFT

AAMFT is the "Professional Home" and the premier resource for information on marriage and family therapy for family therapists around the world. Get access to family therapy resources, network with over 25,000 family therapists, and add your voice to advocacy efforts on the federal and state level. 
  • Free legal consultations
  • Subscription to Family Therapy Magazine
  • Discounts on Liability Insurance, EHRs and more
  • Subscription to the Journal of Marital and Family Therapy
  • And many additional benefits



  • Covid-19 Vaccinations

    Keelyn N. Barrick, LMFT There has been much anticipation of a vaccination from Covid-19. The good news is we will all get a vaccine if we want...
  • Melisa Bush, Phd, LPC, LMFT, a clinician in private practice in Columbia, SC, offers her perspective on the current climate and challenges facing...
  • From a systemic perspective, there is no such thing as “individual therapy,” since no one comes to counseling by her/himself. S/he is always...