Alumni, Community and Student Engagement Initiatives


Earning a Master of Arts degree in Marriage and Family Therapy at Fairfield University prepares candidates for careers as marriage and family therapists. The curriculum and clinical training focus on preparing students to work in a variety of professional settings with diverse populations experiencing a broad range of problems.

Our program is dedicated to providing a learning context that fundamentally values diversity and nondiscrimination. The core curriculum, the clinical training component of the program, and the faculty and supervisors strive to address diversity, power, privilege, and social justice in all aspects of training and education. Toward that end, the faculty are committed to creating an environment that welcomes and provides mentorship to a diverse student body by a diverse group of faculty, instructors, and supervisors.

Fairfield’s program is fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE). All faculty members are Approved Supervisors and Clinical Members of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy and licensed in the State of Connecticut.

The purpose of this blog is to provide a forum to educate, to exchange information and to create a community for Fairfield University MFT students, perspective students, alumni and the community at large .  Our hope is that something that is read on this blog will inspire some to join our ranks as Marriage and Family Therapists, will challenge others to consider alternate perspectives on issues of mental health; but most importantly will serve as a positive and informative resource to better strengthen our families and our communities.

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