of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists
                   serving the Coachella Valley since 2001.
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2018 UPCOMING CHAPTER EVENT

2018 Membership Drive

The Desert Chapter is now in the middle of our 2018 Membership Drive.  

If you are a member of state CAMFT, you are eligible to join our local chapter. Annual membership in Desert CAMFT is only $50 for Clinical, Associate and Affiliate members, and $25 for Associates and Trainees (tax deductible of course).  Click here to see the benefits of membership.

New Workshop Ideas

                                                                                         The Board is exploring future workshops on clinical situations that  we see in our practices, such as Bi-Polar, DID, psychotic breaks, addictions, etc. Let us know if you are interested in being part of a panel to discuss these clinical issues or additional topics, or are interested in attending a workshop exploring greater             understanding of these diagnoses and ways to work with them.  You can contact Carol Teitelbaum at carolteitelbaum@yahoo.com


Board of Director Positions Open

Increase your own professional networking by joining the board or a committee and help our chapter provide value.  We have fun in what we do! 

Check out the BOD page in About Us for a list of current members and more info.

Current open positions:

  • Vice President, Executive Board
  • Director of Finance

Click here or email carolteitelbaum@yahoo.com if you are interested.


Help For Individuals

Affected by California Wildfires

Get Care and Support

Click here for more information

New Online Resource - CVHIP.com

Check out this terrific new online resource listing everything from Mental Health to Medical to Housing or sports and recreation to transportation, youth, seniors, education, financial/legal, nutrition, etc. Click on CVHIP.com above.

Consultation Groups are happening in Rancho Mirage and La Quinta

Click here for more information

Desert CAMFT is excited to announce this wonderful new benefit for our Clinical Members.

These groups offer an ongoing forum for case consultation with a variety of other experienced therapists in your area.  We envision each group with a limit of eight therapists, with the "host" at each site setting the schedules. 

If you would like to host an additional group in 

Palm Springs or Palm Desert

                     contact Carol Teitelbaum or Larry Goodman

 New Membership for Retirees

Retirees can join the Desert CAMFT Chapter without having to join state CAMFT - go to JOIN NOW! to apply.  



Coming Events

We organize multiple events throughout the year, including CE workshops, by both local members and outside presenters, as well as social networking events. These are important occasions for our professionals to participate in, to stay up-to-date on the latest information in our field and maintain an interactive referral network. So, take a look at our upcoming and past events here. We also welcome any new ideas for possible future events.

Membership

If you are a member of state CAMFT, you are eligible to join our local Desert chapter. Annual membership in Desert CAMFT is only $50 for Clinical, Associate and Affiliate members, and $25 for Associates and Trainees (tax deductible of course).  There are multiple benefits of membership, so check out our Membership page here. We look forward to seeing old friends, and making new friends, in 2017/2018! So, why wait?                                    JOIN NOW!

About Us

Desert CAMFT is a local chapter of the larger state organization, the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT)*. Like many local chapters, Desert CAMFT was formed to create a more intimate, localized, and accessible community of Marriage and Family Therapists for the purposes of networking, professional development, and career support. Find out more about who we are, what we do, and our Board of Directors.

The 3000 Club

for Students and Associates

Networking, Information, & Camaraderie

Focusing on the needs and interests of Students and  Associates. For more info about the 3000 Club, contact

 desertcamftprelicensedrep@gmail.com 

 If you are looking for Associate Supervisors, go to this page or follow these steps:

  1. Go to the horizontal menu list above
  2. Click on the three horizontal lines to the right 
  3. Scroll down and click on Intern Supervisors.



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