Welcome to the website of the European Family Therapy Association (EFTA).
EFTA is a non-profit organization that proudly represents more than 1000 individual family therapists, 120 training institutes and 28 national organizations of family therapy from the different countries of Europe.
Its aim is to connect family therapists and systemic practitioners, trainers, researchers and consultants who are committed to advancing systems science, theory and practice for families, groups and broader social contexts. Through the diversity of its membership, their inter-dependence and their ongoing mutual exchange of ideas and practices, EFTA provides a forum that fosters collaboration that contributes to high quality in psychotherapeutic services and furthers development in our field. Read more…
The EFTA Board has lost “one of its own”
It is with shock and sadness that the members of the EFTA General Board encountered the unfortunate news that one of our members so un-expectantly “left us”. Pier Giuseppe Defilippi, an integral member of the EFTA-CIM Board and currently its secretary, passed away quietly on the first day of this New Year.
Life is so fragile, something we do not often remember in our everyday lives. It is a sad event such as this that gives us the opportunity to appreciate and be grateful for our health, our families, our friendships and our collegial relationships… to wonder, doubt, discover and commit ourselves to their meaningful priorities…
We convey our sincere and respectful sympathy to his wife and family. Read more…
Help EFTA grow!
- Encourage professionals, Training Institutes and National Federations you consider eligible to join. (Refer to the websites of the 3 Chambers for membership categories and criteria).
- Promote EFTA to students and trainees, supporting them to apply for associate membership.