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Join WAMFT in Addition to AAMFT

In order to be a member of WAMFT you must become a member of AAMFT. Registration for WAMFT takes place through the AAMFT website at www.aamft.org. To keep your WAMFT membership active and your local benefits in place, be sure to select “Washington” when signing up or renewing with AAMFT! AAMFT and WAMFT offer the same membership categories.

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"I am a WAMFT member to stay connected to my fellow Washington LMFTs and to remain informed about current changes to policies, laws, and requirements that impact the work we do for our local communities."

- Jocelyn Ribar, MA, LMFT

MEMBER BENEFITS

STATE LEGISLATIVE ADVOCACY

AWARDS

NETWORKING

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

DISCOUNTED CEs

STUDENT

SCHOLARSHIPS

 
 

MEMBERSHIP CATEGORIES

STUDENT

Enrolled in a graduate program or post-graduate certificate program in marriage and family therapy or a related mental health field.

Fee:

$10/yr

PRE-ALLIED

Post-master's working toward the highest level of licensure in a non-MFT profession (e.g., clinical psychology, psychiatry, social work, mental health counseling, psychiatric nursing)

Fee:

$35/yr

PRE-CLINICAL

Post-master's working toward the highest level of MFT licensure in Washington State.

Fee:

$35/yr

ALLIED

Fully licensed in a mental health field other than MFT at the highest level of licensure in Washington State (e.g., clinical psychology, psychiatry, social work, mental health counseling, psychiatric nursing)

Fee:

$100/yr

CLINICAL

Fully licensed marriage and family therapist at the highest level of the MFT licensure in Washington State.

Fee:

$100/yr

AFFILIATE

Individuals who are interested in the field of marriage and family therapy but who are not eligible for one of our other membership categories are welcome to join as Affiliate members.

Fee:

$25/yr

MEMBERSHIP AWARDS

 

WAMFT Awards

Each year, since 2005, the Washington Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (WAMFT) honors individuals who have contributed to the profession and practice of Marriage and Family Therapy, to our association, and to communities in the state of Washington. Please consider nominating an exceptional member of the community for recognition by WAMFT. All award recipients must be members of WAMFT except for those receiving the Family Advocacy Award.

Nominations will be accepted through August 3, 2020

Awards will be presented at our annual WAMFT Conference held virtually on September 26, 2020.

Award Recipients

2019 Recipients

  • Distinguished Clinical Fellow: Paul David

  • Supervisor of the Year: Jennifer Sampson

  • Educator of the Year: Zain Shamoon

  • Student Member of the Year: Kyle Anderson

  • Volunteer of the Year: Tess Wiggins Goodfellow

  • Diversity Award: Ching-Ching Ruan

  • Family Advocacy Award: Senator Steve O'Ban

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