American Psychotherapy Assocation
The American Psychotherapy Association was formed to provide credentialing, standards of practice,
professional identity, and self-regulation for the psychotherapy profession. he American Psychotherapy
Association is concerned with establishing guidelines, promoting education and training, confirming the
professional identity of the members, educating the public about the benefits of psychotherapy, and
providing networking and resource development.
American Association of Integrative Medicine
The American Association of Integrative Medicine (AAIM) recognizes that a multi-disciplinary approach
to medicine provides the maximum therapeutic benefit. AAIM's advocacy for broader treatment options
facilitates a bond between integrative and Western medicine, and the end result is a gathering place
for healers, educators, and researchers from all specialties to compare notes and combine forces,
benefiting both the patient and the health care provider.
American College of Counselors
The American College of Counselors, Inc. (ACC), chartered in April, 1984 is a capstone, inter-disciplinary
collegial organization composed of counselors, marriage and family therapists, pastoral counselors,
psychiatrists, psychologists, psychotherapists, and other mental health professionals. The mission of the ACC
is to strengthen individuals, marriages, and family relationships through the counseling process, while
adhering to high ethical standards.
Management Executives, Inc. (MEI) is an association management firm that currently manages the American College
of Forensic Examiners, the American Board for Certification in Homeland Security, the American Psychotherapy
Association, the American Association of Integrative Medicine, and the American College of Counselors. MEI specializes
in helping associations define its mission, achieve stability, and develop continuing education and credentials.