What is an RMFT?

Do you know that Registered Marriage & Family Therapists are mental health and relationship professionals?


  • Registered Marriage and Family Therapists (RMFTs) are commonly known as family therapists.

  • RMFTs are uniquely qualified Relationship Professionals who help people see their situations from a new perspective that supports their strengths and invites change.

  • RMFTs are highly trained Mental Health Professionals who have completed over 1000 hours of therapy with individuals, families, couples and groups while supervised by an RMFT Approved Supervisor.

  • RMFTs have acquired rigorous graduate level training in couple and family therapy.

  • RMFTs help people to see themselves and their situations in more helpful ways in order to create change. RMFTs assist clients to understand and heal relationships with partners, spouses, family members, and friends.

  • RMFTs honour diversity in ability, age, culture, ethnicity, gender, race, sexual orientation, spirituality and socioeconomic status.

  • RMFTs adhere to a strict Code of Ethics that outlines responsibilities to clients, the profession and the community.

  • RMFTs encourage people to keep life’s most precious relationships resilient and strong.