American Family Therapy Academy (AFTA)
The American Family Therapy Academy was founded in 1978. It is an interdisciplinary community of family therapy and allied-field mental health professionals, researchers, academics, students, policy makers, and program directors. AFTA studies the interaction between psychological, relational, biological, and sociocultural dimensions that contribute to mental health and well-being (AFTA 2016). Members are informed of topics of concern to those in the mental health field. AFTA holds a core commitment to justice and social responsibility while providing acute attention to underserved groups. Emerging leaders in the field are supported through a variety of initiatives.
The AFTA office is located in Haverhill, Massachusetts.
Prominent Associated Figures
James L. Framo
Kitty La Perriere
Lyman C. Wynne
Carol M. Anderson
Rachel T. Hare-Mustin
Donald A. Bloch
Celia J. Falicov
KeywordsMental Health Social Responsibility Interest Group Position Statement Mental Health Professional
- American Family Therapy Academy (2016). Retrieved from https://afta.org/. 1 Aug 2016.