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

July 30, 2019 8:30 AM • Min's Kitchen, 3505 Clayton Road, Concord, CA 94519
August 09, 2019 4:00 PM • WISR, 2930 Shattuck Avenue, Suite 300, Berkeley, CA 94705
August 12, 2019 12:00 PM • Agave Uptown Restaurant, 2135 Franklin, Oakland, CA 94612
September 21, 2019 4:00 PM • Oakland Coliseum, 7000 Coliseum Way, Oakland, CA


Friday, August 9, 2019


Bay Street Mall, Emeryville

Then 9/13, 10/11, and 11/8

Same time and location

Call 800-890-1962 for details



  End the summer with a BANG!

Oakland Athletics Baseball and Fireworks Social

Date: Saturday September 21, 2019

Time:  4:00 p.m. Tailgating / 6:07 p.m. Game Begins

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This year we have reserved tickets for the last fireworks night of the year. The A’s will be playing the Texas Rangers to close out the last of their home games for the 2019 regular season. 

In order to secure a special group ticket price we do need people to register and prepay for this event.

We will need to place our initial order with the Athletics on Thursday, August 29th at 10 a.m.


Through our group discount we are purchasing tickets for only $28 each.  

(Tickets are non-refundable)


Friends and family are welcome to join!


To reserve tickets for this event, please click HERE

Once you have reserved your tickets and paid,

your tickets will be emailed to you the first week of September

Please note: Guaranteed registration ends at 10 am on Thursday, August 29th.

**If you purchase multiple tickets, you will be seated together. 

Note: Please contact Craig if you want to be seated with someone who registered separately 

Please keep in mind your registration is not complete until payment is secured.


The tailgate social will officially be held between 4:00 pm and 6:00 pm.

                                    Of course, people are welcome to stay in the parking lot for as long as they like                                          or you can skip tailgating and attend just the game if you prefer

Please bring your own food, beverages and supplies to the tailgate party. 


The Oakland Coliseum is easily accessible by BART. Parking will be $20 at the gate. 


Craig Toonder is coordinating this event. 

Please email Craig Toonder directly at ctoondermft@gmail.com with any questions about the event.

For day of event issues or problems, please call Craig Toonder, MFT at 510-499-7137.

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. The East Bay CAMFT Board encourages its members to be involved and contribute to their profession through participation in its working committees, its on- line newsletter, and its programs for the membership and the public. 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?

Clinicians who are not members of East Bay CAMFT are invited to peruse almost all of the reading material available here on the Website. On our site you will find opportunities to earn requiredCEU units, information on our organizational activities, and many other valuable services. East Bay CAMFT, which serves both Alameda and Contra Costa Counties, is the largest CAMFT chapter in Northern California. CAMFT is the professional organization for MFTs in the State of California. 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 2019 Board of Directors

President:  Susan Kelsey

President Elect:  Open

Secretary: Heather Brostrand

Treasurer: Jason Ranieri

Membership Director:  Danielle Dekker

Program Director:  Tu Hoang

Hospitality Director:  Karen Yu

Prelicensed Director: Associate Representative:  Kaela Farrise

Prelicensed Director: Student Representative:  Audrey Majerczak

Member-at-Large/Social Media Director: Laura Friedeberg

Member-at-Large: Beth Hermosillo


East Bay Chapter, CA Association of Marriage and Family Therapists 

P.O Box 6278 Albany, CA 94706 




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