May / June 2024 Volume 23, No. 3

Leadership Symposium Recap & A Member Poem

Leadership Symposium Recap March 13 - 16, AAMFT held its 2024 Leadership Symposium in Phoenix, Arizona. Attendees began the event with a community service project, packing hygiene kits for Veterans in need with the organization Veterans Helping Veterans - Hygiene for the World. Later that afternoon, everyone gathered for a networking reception where attendees had a [...]

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March / April 2024 Volume 23, No. 2

Updates from Journal of Marital and Family Therapy

We are celebrating 50 years of the Journal of Marital and Family Therapy (JMFT)! Throughout the coming year, be on the lookout for fun facts and highlights featuring JMFT’s rich history. Lenore M. McWey, PhD, Professor and Program Director of the MFT program at Florida State University, has officially begun her tenure as editor of [...]

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January/February 2024 Volume 23, No. 1

A Fond Farewell to JMFT Editor Dr. Steven M. Harris

Any agent of change in our field and beyond must be able to provide others with both a) nurturing support, encouragement, and reassurance; and b) challenge—inviting, even “requiring” a higher level of functioning. Reflecting on Steve’s time as the JMFT editor, it is easy to note examples of both characteristics in his leadership and professional [...]

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November / December 2023 Volume 22, No.6

Journal of Marital and Family Therapy Award Winners

Each year, the editor of Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, in consultation with the advisory council, selects an article to honor as the “Article of the Year.” This year, two articles have been selected. Article reviewers consider impact, originality, and quality of the scholarship in each manuscript. 2022 Award Winners Article of the Year [...]

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July / August 2023 Volume 22, No. 4

Meet the 2023 AAMFT Foundation and AAMFT Award Winners

The 2023 Awards Committee received many thoughtful and inspiring nominations that highlight the important work being done by AAMFT members to advance the profession of marriage and family therapy. We thank the Committee, chaired by Sarah Lyon, PhD and comprised of members Erica E. Hartwell, PhD, Heather Laird, PsyD and Silvia Kaminsky, MSEd for reviewing [...]

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May / June 2023 Volume 22, No. 3

Common Misconceptions About Portability

  Easy licensure portability—it is something everyone in a licensed profession wants, but it is not always easily understood. And as AAMFT embarks on a strategic effort to expand licensure portability for the MFT profession, it has never been more important to understand this process and to correct misconceptions that often circulate about it. Misconception: [...]

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March / April 2023 Volume 22, No. 2

Meet Your Central Staff

Membership Department Cecile David, Director of Membership Cecile has been with AAMFT since 2007 and has over 25 years of association and member services experience. Before AAMFT, she worked in a travel association where she created a library system for quick access to information and improved efficiency in service. She brought this same dedication to [...]

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January / February 2023 Volume 22, No. 1

AAMFT Welcomes Lenore M. McWey, PhD, LMFT, as New JMFT Editor-Elect

AAMFT is very pleased to announce that Lenore, M. McWey, PhD, LMFT, has been selected as editor-elect of Journal of Marital and Family Therapy. Dr. McWey will officially take over duties of the Journal in January 2024. Dr. McWey is a professor and director of the Marriage and Family Therapy doctoral program at Florida State [...]

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November / December 2022 Volume 21, No.6

AAMFT Announces New Chief Executive Officer: Christine Michaels

After a 10-month process, with the aid of world-class Consulting and Executive Search Firm Korn Ferry, the AAMFT Board of Directors is pleased to announce the successful hiring of the next AAMFT Chief Executive Officer Christine Michaels. Tracy Todd, CEO, will be retiring after 15 years of staff service with AAMFT, 10 of those years [...]

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November / December 2022 Volume 21, No.6

AAMFT Foundation Awardee Spotlight

The AAMFT Foundation can improve outcomes by supporting the groundbreaking work of licensed marriage and family therapists (LMFTs). One of the ways we do this, is through our awards program. To support future awards, consider a charitable gift. Today, we are highlighting a past awardee: Aimee Hubbard, MS, PhD, PLMFT Foundation: Which award did you [...]

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