Membership Benefits

Who are our members? NEAFAST Members are not only licensed marriage and family therapists, but a wide variety of mental health professionals dedicated to providing family and relational health through the lens of systems theory. Our members are students in family therapy, 40-year professionals, and everyone in between.

What's the benefit? By joining NEAFAST, you can help shape the field of therapy, creating structures and precedents that support and promote the practice of relational therapies. 

Member Benefits include:

NEAFAST Peer Support Group: Meeting every other Friday from 12-1:30pm on Zoom. Learn more here.

A listing in the NEAFAST Therapist Directory: Advertise your practice and specialty, and send & receive referrals from other family and systemic therapists in Massachusetts.

Free advertising for your practice: Have you been published recently? Received a special certification? Are you looking for someone to join your practice? Or to find a place to practice couple and family therapy? NEAFAST will highlight your achievements and advertise your needs through our social media outlets and e-blasts. Email us at [email protected] to share your accomplishments and requests.

Free connections with media sources: NEAFAST is committed to building relationships between our members and journalists, writers, and academicians to describe the effectiveness of family and systemic therapy.

Discounted attendance to NEAFAST Consortium events. Consortium sites provide systems-focused continuing education, which can improve the way you work with couples, families, and individuals.

Access to the Emily Mitchell Scholarship Fund. Student members and members who provide therapy at agencies can receive a significant discount to attend the State of Therapy Conference. To apply for the scholarship, please fill out this form.

Member referral discount: Members who refer new members to NEAFAST receive a $10 discount toward the following year's membership. Clinical members/specialists referring five friends can renew their membership for $50; pre-licensed members/students referring five friends can renew for free. Email [email protected] with information about who you're referring to receive your discount.