Types of FMA Memberships

FMA Memberships

Full Membership – this is for practising family mediators who have: 

Associate Membership

if you have not met all the minimum requirements for full membership as above, you could apply for Associate Membership. You will be entitled to all the benefits of full membership with the exception of having the right to vote. You can only remain an Associate Member for a maximum of 3 years.

Non-Practising Associate Membership

If you are:

you may be considered for Non-Practising Associate Membership. A non-practising mediator should not hold themselves out to be a practising mediator in England and Wales. A non-practising mediator intending to return to practice must have been formally approved before carrying out any mediation and must apply in writing to convert associate of to full membership, with a detailed PPC letter in support setting out all relevant circumstances. Refresher or transitional training is likely to be required, especially if returning from abroad.

Affiliate Membership

This membership is for other individuals who are not family mediators but are closely linked with it and supportive of the benefits mediation brings. Affiliate members include financial advisors/planners, counsellors, coaches and others.

How to join The FMA

If you would like to apply for any of the above mm