Tennessee Division








    Tennessee Association for Marriage and Family Therapy

                                                  618 Church Street, Suite 220
                                                       Nashville, TN  37219


Our mission is to advance the profession and the practice of marriage and family therapy as a means of promoting marriage and family well being.
Company Overview
TAMFT is a division of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy.
Our purpose is to:
  • to promote the common professional interests of those who are marriage and family therapists;
  • to represent marriage and family therapy as a mental health profession to the public and before governmental bodies; 
  • to establish and maintain professional standards in marriage and family therapy through meetings, clinical sessions, publications, research and other activities and;
  • to cooperate with other organizations and agencies in furthering the marriage and family profession.

Call for Nominations

The Tennessee Association for Marriage & Family Therapy (TNAMFT) is seeking Nominations for the following positions. Please email nominee names and contact information to the TNAMFT Election Committee Chair, Sean Ridge (sridge@johnsonu.edu). Questions regarding the nominations are welcome. Self-nominations are accepted. The deadline for nominations is Friday, October 13, 2017.

We are seeking nominations for the following positions:

West TN Representative (Director & Elections Committee member)

•   Term: 1/1/18 start, 1yr term (through December 2019)

East TN Representative (Director & Elections Committee member)

•   Term 1/1/18 start, 2yr term (through December 2020)

Middle TN Representative (Director & Elections Committee member)

•   Term: Immediate start, 3yr term (through December 2020)

Student/Associate Representative

•   Term: 1/1/18 start, 2yr term (through December 2019)


The roles and responsibilities of these positions are:

The overarching role description for Directors:

•   In the role of consultants to the Division, the Directors:

  • Provide counsel to the Board regarding all matters affecting the Division, including internal policies, procedures, rules, orders, programs, activities and services; external challenges to and opportunities for the Division, etc.
  • Represent the interests of all members before the Board

•   In the role of managers of the Division, the Directors:

  • Accept specific assignments from the President and/or the Board which are needed to carry out the business of the Division.
  • Perform necessary duties and responsibilities during times of crisis or difficulty with the Division

Logistical commitments will be:

•   Serve on the TNAMFT Board as a Division or Student/Associate Representative (quarterly meetings)

•   Division Directors will also serve on the Elections Committee (meetings TBD)

Please click Job Descriptions for the Directors, Elections Committee, and Student/Associate Representative positions. 

TNAMFT Statement of Opposition to Senate Bill 1

Statement Of Opposition

TNAMFT will be partnering with TLPCA 

to host the 

 Counseling and Therapy Summit 2018


Check out the Conference Website for more information.


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