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Membership Categories   

  • Clinical Fellow (United States)
    Fully licensed marriage and family therapist at the highest level of MFT licensure in a US state.
  • Clinical Fellow (Outside US)
    Under our Evaluative track-has a qualifying graduate degree with specific coursework, a graduate practicum, and post-graduate client contact and supervision hours. Click here for detailed requirements or click here to download the PDF application (not available in online form).
  • Pre-Clinical Fellow (United States)
    Post-master’s working toward the highest level of MFT licensure in a US state.
  • Pre-Clinical Fellow (Outside US)
    Under our Evaluative track-has a qualifying graduate degree with specific coursework and a graduate practicum. An individual in this category is working on the remaining requirements to achieve Clinical Fellow membership under the evaluative track. Click here to download the PDF application (not available in online form).
  • Allied Mental Health Professional
    Fully licensed in a mental health field other than MFT at the highest level of licensure for one of the following professions: 
    • Clinical Psychology
    • Psychiatry
    • Social Work
    • Mental Health Counseling
    • Professional Counseling
    • Psychiatric Nursing
  • Pre-Allied Mental Health Professional
    Post-master’s working toward the highest level of licensure in one of the following non-MFT professions:
    • Clinical Psychology
    • Psychiatry
    • Social Work
    • Mental Health Counseling
    • Professional Counseling 
    • Psychiatric Nursing
  • Student
    Enrolled in a graduate program or post-graduate certificate program in marriage and family therapy or a related mental health field. 
  • 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.

    *Students who are eligible for a higher category of membership, based on licensure or post-master’s work toward licensure, are ineligible for student membership.


Tennessee is an Independent Affiliate of AAMFT.  In order to be a member of TNAMFT, you must also be a member of AAMFT.  If you wish to sign up for membership in TNAMFT, you must manually select the Tennessee Division when you pay your national dues - it is no longer automatic.


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  • Under our Evaluative track-has a qualifying graduate degree with specific coursework and a graduate practicum. An individual in this category is working on the remaining requirements to achieve Clinical Fellow membership under the evaluative track. Click here to download the PDF application (not available in online form).

    Fully licensed in a mental health field other than MFT at the highest level of licensure for one of the following professions: 

    Post-master’s working toward the highest level of licensure in one of the following non-MFT professions:

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

    *Students who are eligible for a higher category of membership, based on licensure or post-master’s work toward licensure, are ineligible for student membership.

    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.


STATE LICENSING INFORMATION

Tennessee Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Board of Professional Counselors and Ma rital and Family Therapists

ATTN: Vanessa Hayes

665 Mainstream Drive, 2nd Floor
Nashville, TN 37243

Phone: 615-741-5735 

Email: TN.health@state.tn.us 

Webpage: http://health.state.tn.us/Boards/PC_MFT&CPT/index.htm

Go to http://health.state.tn.us/Boards/PC_MFT&CPT/index.htm to obtain information about licensing in Tennessee.  From this Department of Health Web Site, you can obtain verification of any health related license in the state, and copies of the laws and rules and regulations that govern them.  Application forms and instructions for temporary and permanent licenses are also available.  


"The Tennessee Association for Marriage and Family Therapists" is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization. 618 Church Street, Suite 220, Nashville, TN  37219

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