Maine Division

The Maine Association for Marriage and Family Therapy ~ A division of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy


MEAMFT seeks the advancement of the profession and the practice of marriage and family therapy in the state of Maine. Toward this end, MEAMFT strives to promote the common professional interests of marriage and family therapists and marriage and family therapy practice in our state.  

We currently have over 50 members and are always looking for new members to join and take part in the many ways that we are active. Our members provide services often referred to as marriage counseling, family counseling, couples counseling, and psychotherapy.  Our members are mental health practitioners.  Our membership is made up of LMFTs as well as LCPCs, LCSWs and others who practice with a system's approach to mental healthcare.  MEAMFT holds a fall annual conference -- bringing quality trainings with respected professionals; granting continuing education units. In addition, our conferences and board meetings are a wonderful place to network and meet others practicing marriage and family therapy in Maine. 

"I am ME MFT"  ~  Marriage & Family Therapists In Maine

MFTs ~ Offering You Counseling Services from a Systemic Perspective

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Our members and friends receive our monthly eNewsletter "Making Maine Connections" to keep them informed with the latest happenings in MEAMFT, our workshop offerings and clinical practice information available on the web.  If you would like to receive "Making Maine Connections" let us know by Joining our eMailing and Mailing Lists using the sign-up box to the right.


The American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) is the professional association for the field of marriage and family therapy. AAMFT represent the professional interests of more than 24,000 marriage and family therapists and other mental health professionals throughout the United States, Canada and abroad.

Since its' founding in 1942, the 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. The AAMFT provides individuals with the tools and resources they need to succeed as marriage and family therapists and in the practice of family therapy.

AAMFT members meet rigorous standards for education and training and are held to the highest ethical standards of the profession. Clinical Fellows have met the highest standards of the profession for education and clinical experience. Additional Member and Student membership categories are open to allied professions.

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    Important Announcement: Voting Results
    A Unanimous Decision

    Yesterday was vote on the future for the Maine Association of Marriage and Family Therapy. A unanimous decision was made to dissolve the division in favor of piloting a new program for AAMFT. 
    Stay Tuned For More Details

    The board will continue to meet over the next few months to close the division. We have been honored to serve our members in advancing the profession. And while it is sad to bring closure to the legacy of numerous dedicated and hard-working individuals, it is exciting to see what new opportunities wait for us. 


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