Our Mission

The AAMFT Research & Education Foundation exists to fund systemic and relational research, scholarship, and education in an effort to support and enhance the practice of systemic and relational therapies; advance the health care continuum; and improve client outcomes.

Minority Fellowship Program

The Minority Fellowship Program supports the training of culturally competent mental health and substance abuse researchers and practitioners.


Help support the AAMFT Foundation in addressing critical initiatives, producing better outcomes and build stronger families.

Latest News from the AAMFT Research & Education Foundation: 
AAMFT Foundation 2020 Request for Proposal: Telehealth and Systemic Family Therapy Pilot Study

The focus of this pilot study is on the consumer, and potential consumer, experience and perceptions about telehealth family therapy services. The AAMFT Research and Education Foundation will provide seed money for a pilot study focused on perceptions and experiences of consumers regarding telehealth services.
Read full RFP here!

AAMFT Minority Fellowship Applications are OPEN through February 26, 2021 at 11:59PM EST.

Learn more here

AAMFT 2021 Leadership Symposium | Virtual March 11-12  

AAMFT's Leadership Symposium is an excellent opportunity to meet people who can influence your career and provide connections to propel you towards your next step. This event includes keynote speakers who excel in their field, breakout sessions designed around relevant topics for MFTs, and ample networking opportunities. Learn more here !