Membership

WHY BECOME A MEMBER?

  • Clinical and Associate Members have the right to vote and hold office* within the Association.
  • Members will receive exclusive early-bird notification of conferences, trainings and workshops.
  • Members will receive special rates on all conference, training, and workshop fees.
  • Members will also have access to a members-only multidisciplinary network of professionals interested in helping families.
  • Certain trainings and workshops will be exclusively for certain membership categories (eg. Workshops for only Clinical and Associate members).
  • All members will receive a bi-annual newsletter.

*Based on the provisions given in the Constitution of the Association.

TYPES OF MEMBERSHIP:

  • Clinical Member
    • Clinical members are any Malaysian citizen or resident above the age of eighteen (18) years, practicing as a mental health professional and possessing a minimum of a Masters-level degree from a recognized and accredited institute. The aforementioned Clinical Member specializes in providing mental health services to couples and families. This category includes professionals from the fields of clinical psychology, counseling, psychiatry, and marriage and family therapy.
  • Associate Member
    • Associate members are any Malaysian citizen or resident above the age of eighteen (18) years, practicing as a mental health professional and possessing a minimum of a Masters-level degree from a recognized and accredited institute. This category includes any mental health professional interested in the field of marriage and family therapy but is not actively involved in providing mental health services to couples and families, and is not a professional in any of the fields described under Clinical Member.
  • Student Member
    • Student members are any Malaysian students who are currently in a postgraduate degree in mental health from a recognized and accredited institution and are interested in practicing in the field of marriage and family therapy. These may include students from the fields of clinical psychology, counselling, psychiatry, and marriage and family therapy.
  • Affiliate Member
    • Affiliate members are any Malaysian citizen or resident above the age of eighteen (18) years, who are interested in the field of marriage and family therapy.

All new membership applications must be recommended and seconded by any Clinical Member and is subject to approval by the Board.

FEES:

Registration Fee (For new membership applications only): RM50

Annual Subscription Fees:

  • Clinical Members: RM150 per year (One Hundred and Fifty Ringgit Malaysia Only)
  • Associate Members: RM130 per year (One Hundred and Thirty Ringgit Malaysia Only)
  • Affiliate/Student Members: RM100 per year (One Hundred Ringgit Malaysia Only)

If you are interested in finding out more, you can contact us here or click on the links provided below to download the membership form and guidelines. Please send completed forms and proof of payment to this email address: membership@amftm.org.my. The AMFTM will email you acknowledgement upon receipt and confirmation of payment and application success.

Click here to download the Membership Guideline Form

Click here to download the Membership Form