Press Release

CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPISTS NAMES NABIL EL-GHOROURY AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

SAN DIEGO, CA – JANUARY 25, 2017-- The California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT) has named Nabil El-Ghoroury, PhD, CAE, as its new Executive Director, effective January 22, 2018.

“Nabil brings a terrific mix of association expertise, advocacy and a background in mental health to CAMFT,” said CAMFT Board President Bob Casanova, LMFT. “We are looking forward to his leadership as we chart CAMFT’s future and fulfill our mission.”

“I am excited to be returning home to California, and working to ensure that all Californians recognize and have access to proper mental health care and an understanding of the full breadth of services that Marriage and Family Therapists provide,” El-Ghoroury said.

El-Ghoroury comes from the American Psychological Association, where he served as Associate Executive Director of the American Psychological Association of Graduate Students (APAGS). He was with APAGS, a 25,000-member organization, for eight years, providing leadership, management, evaluation and implementation of all programs, projects and activities. Nabil has been recognized as an “emerging association leader” in the Diversity Executive Leadership Program, a program of the American Society of Association Executives.

About California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT)

CAMFT is an independent professional organization representing the interests of over 32,000 Marriage and Family Therapists. It is dedicated to advancing the profession, maintaining high standards of professional ethics, upholding the qualifications and expanding awareness for the profession.