News & Updates

Zoom Webinars

Starting in 2020, we will host bi-monthly Webinars led by SCAMFT members. We hope to explore a variety of topics (including ethics and supervision) and allow members near and far to connect and engage with each other through this new platform. Interested in presenting a future Webinar? Click here to submit a proposal.

Register Today for our August Webinar: Rural Mental Health: Preparing Clinicians to Work in Rural Communities Impacted by Substance Misuse led by Dr. M. Evan Thomas. Click HERE for more details and to register.

Previous events will be available on Teneo! **look to the bottom of the list for newest offerings.

Annual Conference

We have decided to postpone the SCAMFT Annual Conference to be held in Charleston on Emotionally Focused Family Therapy until June 2021.

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!


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



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