Division 29 Membership Information
DIVISION 29 ADDRESSES THE UNIQUE NEEDS OF PSYCHOLOGISTS INTERESTED IN ADVANCING THE FIELD OF PSYCHOTHERAPY BY:
- Providing a home for all psychologists interested in psychotherapy.
- Publishing its journal, Psychotherapy Bulletin, which provides news on both professional issues and those psychologists in the vanguard of psychotherapy.
- Influencing state and national legislation of benefit to both the public and psychology by disseminating information of the efficacy of psychotherapy.
- Please accept our invitation to join the APA Division of Psychotherapy (Division 29). We look forward to having you join.
THE DIVISION OF PSYCHOTHERAPY (DIVISION 29) IS THE ONLY APA DIVISION DEVOTED TO THE SURVIVAL OF PSYCHOTHERAPY.
- Informs and educates the public, including legislators, about the value of psychotherapy as provided by licensed psychologists.
- Addresses the training and practice concerns of doctoral students and po-doctoral residents preparing for careers in psychotherapy.
- Serves the research and development function that emphasizes the critical importance of psychotherapy for health and mental health treatment and prevention.
- Emphasizes the need to provide psychotherapy to diverse populations by fully qualified psychologists.
DIVISION 29 IS THE HOME FOR ALL PSYCHOLOGISTS INTERESTED IN PSYCHOTHERAPY.
- Involved with all aspects of psychotherapy: theory, research, practice and training.
- Developed unique publications such as The History of Psychotherapy and the Children and Adolescents Treatment Brochure.
- Moved rapidly to provide assistance and training and to collect research date during recent national crises and disasters such as the Gulf War, the Los Angeles riots, and Hurricane Andrew.
- Encourages graduate student participation through columns in the Psychotherapy Bulletin and by annual awards to graduate students for psychotherapy research.
- Values multimodal approaches in psychotherapy so consumers, students, and providers have the broadest array of efficacious alternative available.
Fellow: 1) Member status in Division of Psychotherapy, 2) Five years of qualifying experience in the field of psychotherapy, and 3) Nomination by the Division’s Committee on Fellows.
Member: 1) Member or Fellow in the American Psychological Association and 2) Demonstrated interest in and active engagement in the discipline of psychotherapy as evidenced by practice, teaching, research or supervision.
Associate Member: 1) Associate Member status in the American Psychological Association and 2) Demonstrated interest in and active engagement in the discipline of psychotherapy as evidenced by practice, teaching, research or supervision.
Student Affiliate: 1) Enrollment in an undergraduate college/university program which is offered in a department of psychology or in a graduate program which includes training in psychotherapy and which is offered in a department of psychology, or in a department which is primarily psychological in nature, or in a school of professional psychology situation in an institution of higher learning which is regionally accredited, or in a regionally accredited free standing school of professional psychology.
Psychologist Affiliate: 1) Doctoral degree from a program recognized on the designated doctoral programs in psychology list jointly maintained by the National Register of Health Service Providers and the Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards.
Member, Fellow, Associate, Student, or Non-APA Member Psychologist Affiliate: $40 per year.
Student: $20.00 per year.
Membership includes a subscription to the Psychotherapy Bulletin, to the Division’s journal, Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice and Training and access to the Division E-mail list-serve.
REQUESTS FOR REDUCED DUES:
We know that the economic difficulties of the times have had impact on APA members. In order to provide additional assistance for our members and those who wish to become members of Division 29, we have created a new process for requesting dues reductions related to economic hardships and retirement. Please use the Fee Reduction Form to make sure your request, and fax to our Central Office at (480) 854-8966 or sent via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. All cases will be decided on an individual and confidential basis by the President and Treasurer of the Division.