The professional association for the field of marriage and family therapy, representing the professional interests of more than 50,000 marriage and family therapists throughout the United States, Canada and abroad.
AGPA serves as the voice of group therapy for mental health clinicians and the public-at-large, both nationally and internationally. The AGPA provides vital information on group psychotherapy in a variety of ways.
Supports school counselors' efforts to help students focus on academic, career and social/emotional development so they achieve success in school and are prepared to lead fulfilling lives as responsible members of society.
A division of the American Counseling Association; exists so that members and other helping professionals are empowered with the knowledge, skills, and resources necessary to practice effective, socially just, and ethical group work in a diverse and global society.
This site not only contains important information about the Marriage and Family Therapy National Examination, they also have an interactive map of the United States that contains all the contact information for each state (and the District of Columbia) MFT licensure board.
The Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE) is a specialized accrediting body that accredits master's degree, doctoral degree, and post-graduate degree clinical training programs in marriage and family therapy throughout the United States and Canada including NU’s MA-MFT Program.
Leads the charge to bring family functional therapy (FFT) to families in the world community, and is currently serving more than 300 community, state, national and international organizations as they provide FFT to more than 20,000 families each year.
Premier credentialing body for counselors, ensuring that counselors who become board certified have achieved the highest standard of practice through education, examination, supervision, experience, and ethical guidelines.
Part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), a component of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services dedicated to transforming the understanding and treatment of mental illnesses through basic and clinical research, paving the way for prevention, recovery, and cure.
The Human Services profession is one which promotes improved service delivery systems by addressing not only the quality of direct services, but also by seeking to improve accessibility, accountability, and coordination among professionals and agencies in service delivery.