American Psychological Association Links
American Psychological Association – Access APA’s main website through this link.
APA Practice Directorate Portal – Access the Practice’s Portal for professional psychologists through this link. Stay connected to current developments in the field.
APA Division 42 – This link will connect you to APA Division 42 – Psychologists in Independent Practice. Division 42 provides practice development assistance, continuing education and other services for APA-member psychologists in private practice..
APA Graduate Students (APAGS) – Resources and community for psychology graduate students.
State and Provincial Psychological Associations – Contact list with links to websites where available.
Resources for Professionals
Alaska Division of Occupational Licensing – Home page
Use the following links to find requirements for licensure, to search for licensed mental health professionals, for complaint procedures, and for other related official information:
Summary of Alaska Mental Health Licenses – Brief description of each type
Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards – ASPPB is the association of psychology licensing boards in the United States and Canada. ASPPB creates the Examination for Professional Practice in Psychology (EPPP), which is used by licensing boards to assess candidates for licensure and certification. ASPPB also offers mobility programs (CPQ and Credentials Bank) to assist in licensure of psychologists already licensed in another state, province, or territory, and publishes materials for training programs and for students preparing to enter the profession.
Roster of State and Provincial Psychology Boards – Contact list with links to websites where available.
American Board of Professional Psychology – ABPP provides certification of psychologists as competent to deliver high quality services in various specialty areas of psychology (“Board Certification” or “Diplomate Status”).
Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers – APPIC – for psychology intern applicants, psychology interns, psychology post docs, trainers of psychologists, and psychology faculty members.
Psychology Degree Online, Online Psychology Degrees, and Online PhD Programs in Psychology – These sites attempts to catalog all available graduate psychology programs. Searchable by state and specialty.
Ken Pope – A wealth of articles, research, and resources with emphasis on ethics and assessment.
PsychSearch – “Essential Search Links for Psychologists,” courtesy of Dr. W.E. Benet, with resource links for provider and facilities searches, ethics and law, psychological tests, medications, and more. Also see his resource pages specific to Psychological Assessment and to Psychological Practice.
Psyc.TV – Online continuing education programs.
Resources for Community Members
Healthline – “When to Consult a Psychologist.” Life is rarely without its challenges. There are some, however, that can be so overbearing that it seems impossible to move on. Whether it’s the death of a loved one or overwhelming feelings of anxiety, it’s important you know that help is available for every problem life throws your way. Read on to learn more about common reasons people see psychologists.
Resources for Students
Reviews.com – Analysis & audit of 17 of the most popular scholarship search platforms that are currently available using five core metrics to identify key functionality, research tools, and useful student resources
Guide to Online Counseling Programs – Created to support the counseling profession by providing accredited online counseling degree program resources where individuals can explore the world of online learning and the mental health field; also provides a state-by-state licensure guide for counselors, step-by-step guides on counseling careers, mental health comparison profiles, and other future and present counselor resources
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