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The American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) is the professional organization for the field of marriage and family therapy. Founded for the purpose of providing training, resources, and research to practitioners and the community, AAMFT has maintained a focus on high standards of practice since its inception in 1942. AAMFT serves the profession of marriage and family therapy through professional development opportunities, promotion of ethical practices, and standardization of training requirements. Affiliation with AAMFT signifies a commitment to the high standards of practice expected in the field of marriage and family therapy and can be demonstrated through official membership in the association. AAMFT has been important to the field of marital, couple, and family therapy through its credentialing of therapists and supervisors; ...

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