TAMFT names ACU professor as new president

For Immediate Release
March 31, 2000

Tom Milholland, professor of marriage and family therapy at Abilene Christian University, was elected president of the Texas Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.

Milholland has been involved with TAMFT in various capacities since 1982. He has served as editor of the newsletter, committee chair and board member.

Milholland served as president-elect last year. He began his tenure as president in January and will serve for two years. After that service, he will serve the board as past president for one year.

As president, Milholland intends to work on:

  • membership retention and growth
  • increasing the viability of the marriage and family therapy license
  • drive legislative efforts that benefit Texas families.
  • work with the mental health industry in providing services to individuals in need of help
  • work within the mandates of the Children's Health Insurance Program.

The national accrediting organization, AAMFT, considers the Marriage and Family Therapy program at ACU to be one of the most outstanding programs in nation. Students are admitted into the most prestigious doctoral programs and employment settings. The MFT on-campus clinic serves about 700+ families each year.


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