Welcome to the East Bay Chapter of CAMFT (California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists), a diverse local community of professionals who seek to further the profession. We are an active membership of Licensed MFTs, (and affiliate professionals such as LCSWs. LPCCs, Psychologists, etc.), Prelicensed Associates and Trainees, and Community Partners.  East Bay CAMFT serves our community by providing resources to fit the broad range of needs that comprise our membership from our E-tree Google Group Forum, Networking Events, CE Presentations, Mentorships, socials, and our 3000 Hour Club.  We are here to support your professional growth. – EBCAMFT Board of Directors

Upcoming events

January 27, 2020 12:00 PM • Agave Uptown Restaurant, 2135 Franklin, Oakland, CA 94612


Board of Directors Meeting

January 19, 2020


1721 Broadway

Oakland, CA

Call 800-890-1962 for details



Join Fellow EB CAMFT Members & Guests for our January Luncheon!

From the Top: State of the Profession

Nabil El-Ghoroury, PhD, Executive Director

Presented by Nabil Hassan El-Ghoroury, Ph.D.

CAMFT Executive Director

Date:  Saturday, January 18, 2020  

Luncheon:  11:30 am to 1:30 pm 

                   (Note: Following the CAMFT Bylaw Revisions Town Hall Meeting 10-11)

Location:  Jack London Waterfront Hotel

10 Washington Street

Oakland, CA 94607


EB CAMFT Prelicensed (Student and Associate) Members - $25

EB CAMFT Licensed Members - $35

Other Membership Categories and Guests - $45

Click HERE to register.

Course Description:

Do you wonder what CAMFT is doing on our behalf at the State and Federal level?  Please join us for lunch, networking, and a presentation by CAMFT's Executive Director, Nabil El-Ghoroury.  He will present an update on the current status of state and federal legislation that CAMFT that could impact the practice of Marriage & Family Therapy, as well as regulatory topics from the Board of Behavioral Sciences.  Finally, he will discuss resources for legal consultation for legal and ethical practice that CAMFT provides to its members.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Learn about at least three pending legislation and how Marriage and Family Therapists may be impacted by the bills.
  2. Identify one resource for legal consultation for therapists.
  3. Connect with senior staff of CAMFT


  • Course meets the qualifications for 1 hour of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.
  • East Bay Chapter of CAMFT is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (Provider #52488) to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and LEPs.  East Bay Chapter of CAMFT maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

About the Speaker:

Nabil El-Ghoroury began as Executive Director of CAMFT in January 2018. He completed his doctorate in clinical psychology from Binghamton University, and practiced for 7 years at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland as a licensed psychologist. Prior to coming to CAMFT, he was an Associate Executive Director for the American Psychological Association, where he served as the director of the graduate student office. Nabil was recognized as an emerging association leader by the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) when he was invited into the Diversity Executive Leadership Program (2016-2018 class). He has presented at numerous conferences (in English and in Spanish) on issues such as student development in psychology, professional and legal issues in the use of social media, and health/educational disparities in autism spectrum disorders. Nabil led student delegations on Capitol Hill for 8 years. He recently earned the Certified Association Executive (CAE) credential, a certification that demonstrates wide knowledge of association management skills.

**IMPORTANT REFUND/CANCELLATION POLICY**  You may cancel for a full refund up to 15 days in advance of the event, or a 50% refund between 5 and 15 days in advance of the event. No refunds for cancellations within 5 days of the event or for no-shows or failure to attend due to emergencies.  Unused funds cannot be applied to future events. NO EXCEPTIONS!  If the event is cancelled for any reason, you will receive a full refund.  

**By registering for the event you agree to the terms of the Cancellation/Refund Policy**

For general information, special needs, ADA accommodations, or grievances: Please contact Sandy at admin@ebcamft.org.  You will receive a response within 24 hours.  Note: Deadline for requesting ADA accommodations is two weeks prior to the workshop so that we may have time to properly accommodate you.

Please noteCertificates of Completion will be awarded at the completion of the workshop to those who attend the workshop in its entirety, sign in and out, and complete the course evaluation form. 



For Psychotherapists

We are an association of licensed and pre-licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (MFTs) and mental-health professionals with related licenses. We are dedicated to supporting one another's professional lives through opportunities for continuing education, networking, consultation, social connection, increasing public awareness of who we are and what we offer, and participating in legislative efforts to advance our profession.

East Bay CAMFT serves its members as a comprehensive source of quality information and training for best practices that include the most current clinical, marketing and business practices; and a compelling on-line presence for professionals and the public. It is our aim to be known for extensive community building and networking.  East Bay CAMFT is an efficient and transparent organization that uses its financial resources for maximum benefit to its members. And finally, because of the way we conduct our chapter, East Bay CAMFT is a model that provides leadership to our parent organization, CAMFT, and to other state and national organizations."  -

East Bay CAMFT Vision Statement    Adopted June, 2011

Not Yet a Member?

CAMFT is the professional organization for MFTs in the State of California, and East Bay CAMFT is a chapter that serves both Alameda and Contra Costa Counties.  It is the largest CAMFT chapter in Northern California (and possibly the entire state). We began as a network in 1980 and received our charter from CAMFT in 1985. The Chapter is active in providing training, social and networking events, and public services to the community. We welcome your participation!


EBCAMFT 2020 Board of Directors

President:  Jason Ranieri

President Elect:  Beth Hermosillo

Past President: Susan (Kelsey) Weissenborn

Secretary: (open)

Treasurer: Tu Hoang

Membership Director:  (open)

Program Director:  (open)

Hospitality Director:  (open)

Marketing/Social Media Director: (open)

Prelicensed Director: Associate Representative:  (open)

Prelicensed Director: Student Representative:  (open)

Member-at-Large: Jessica Brown

Member-at-Large: Marie Whelan


East Bay Chapter, CA Association of Marriage and Family Therapists 

P.O Box 6278 Albany, CA 94706 




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