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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

You may notice, there have been some changes to our membership categories, we made these shifts to align with AAMFT's new membership structure.  The biggest change to note is that the previous categories of "Pre-Clinical" & "Clinical Fellow" have combined to make up the Professional Membership level.

College Student

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

Psychology Patient

Professional

Associate & fully licensed marriage and family therapist at the professional level of the MFT licensure in Washington State.

Fee:

$100/yr

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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 2004, 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.

Award Recipients

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2020 Recipients

  • Distinguished Clinical Fellow: Mike Fitzpatrick

  • Supervisor of the Year: Shirley Hanson

  • Educator of the Year: Elizabeth Campbell​​

  • Student Member of the Year: Krista Merca

  • Volunteer of the Year: Billie Tyler

  • Diversity Award: Ashley McGrit

  • Family Advocacy Award: Rep. Lauren Davis

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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