an association of professional psychologists dedicated to promoting quality psychological practice within an effective and caring mental health system
is to promote and advocate for the clinical practice of psychology
licensed, doctoral level psychologists who provide healthcare related services. Retired psychologists, and students also are eligible for membership.
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NAPPP and Academy of Medical Psychology Joint Med Psych Program
NAPPP and AMP have developed a joint training program in medical psychology. The program combines online course materials coupled with a weekly seminar on Skype. Request information,
NAPPP Lifetime Achievement Award
Dr. Nicholas Cummings and Dorothy Cummings receive the first NAPPP Lifetime Achievement Award Read Their Stories Here?
APA Torture Involvement Report
The independent report of APA’s involvement in aiding torture is now avaliable. The full report can be accessed or downloaded. NAPPP Position and Hoffman Report Report
NAPPP Proposal to Reduce Gun Violence
NAPPP’s proposal on how we think practitioners can be used to stem gun violence. See proposal
NAPPP members speak out about overprescribing in public awareness video
This is a video that you will want all of your patients to view. See the video
Parent’s Guide To Mental Health Treatment
NAPPP releases handout for parent’s seeking treatment for their children. Download Here
NAPPP and AMP get FDA to acknowledge psychotherapy
FDA admits that medication should not be a stand-alone treatment for mental disorders.Read it here
Call For Book Manuscripts
If you have an idea or a completed manuscript for a book, contact NAPPP for an evaluation of your work. Publishing a book can be a great practice builder. Contact Us
NAPPP model RxP (prescribing psychologist) legislation
NAPPP issues a model legislation for states to provide prescriptive authority to psychologists. Read legislation
Dr. Cummings: The steady decline of psychotherapy must end
A golden opportunity is also our last chance as psychologists Read paper
Changing mental health care through reimbursement policy
NAPPP has provided legislators and policymakers a blueprint for change that controls costs and increases patient care. Read paper
NAPPP white paper against using psychotropic medications as first line treatment for behavioral disorders
NAPPP confronts current medical practice in this 117 page document. Read paper
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American Board of Behavioral Health Practice
Receive Board Certification in behavioral healthcare
National Institute of Behavioral Health Quality
Receive Program and Practice Accreditation in behavioral healthcare
For those interested in Exploring the practice of medical psychology. All revenue from the book is donated to the NAPPP PsychAdvocacy Fund. This is a great way to support practice and get a book in return.