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Membership in the Texas Psychological Association is an investment in your profession and your future because we provide:

 

Professional Member Services

  • Professional counsel- TPA's Director of Professional Affairs and Executive Director are available to answer member questions and requests for information concerning professional affairs including, but not limited to, ethics, insurance/managed care, and practice management

  • Discounted professional development programs- both live and home study

  • Increase business by accepting credit cards and save up to 25% off standard fees with Affinipay Merchant Services: Credit and debit card processing for your practice, (866) 376-0950,https://www.affinipay.com
  • Save 20% on your Professional Liability Insurance with American Professional Agency.Additionally, save 5% more when you attend a risk management course, 5% more for attending ANY 6 hours of PD. Call American Professional Agency today for a quote to compare to your current carrier: (800) 421-6694

  • Professional and Secure Collection Services through TPA’s preferred vendor, I.C. System, http://www.icsystem.com (800) 279-3511. IC System maintains more than 125 major healthcare association affiliation and/or endorsement relationships. These special relationships often offer discounts and benefits to association members who choose IC System as their collection partner.

    Among their many association relationships, IC System works with the states of Maryland, New York, Texas, Florida, Michigan, and many others. In many cases, we have preserved these relationships for decades through our history of strong, ethical recoveries, reflecting our niche: To be the best, most trusted provider of receivables management services to original creditors.

  • Texas Mental Health Law is a reference/resource book that compiles the latest information on supervising, ethics, subpoenas, confidentiality, and more. Laws that relate to the practice of Psychology in Texas are included in this resource.

  • Subscription to the Texas Psychologist, your quarterly journal, designed to provide you with the most current information about professional news and practice changes in the state

  • Subscriptions to TPA E-Clips– Twice per week news clipping service, which is an electronic publication of local/state/national stories as they relate to the psychological community.

  • Member listserv subscriptions– focused on LGBT issues, Early Career Psychologists, Forensic Practice, Diversity, Aging, Military, Neuropsychology, Psychopharmacology, and more.

  • Participate and get involved in Divisions of interest and Special Interest Groups focusing on: Aging, Forensic Practice, Psychopharmacology, Psychology of Diversity, Psychology of Women, Neuropsychology, Military Issues, Psychologists in Schools, Bi-national issues (Texas/Mexico), Child/Adolescent Issues, Early Career Psychologists, LGBT Issues, Developmental Disabilities, Social Justice and Disaster Response.
     

Legislative Support 

  • State and Federal Advocacy - We are your voice before the Texas State Legislature, Governor, Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists, and Congress.

  • Notification of legislative and regulatory changes and their implications

Colleagues and Leadership

Divisions currently focusing on:  Aging, Diversity, Psychologists in Schools, Women's Issues, Psychopharmacology, Social Justice, Students, Military, Neuropsychology, and Forensic Practice

Special Interest Groups currently focusing on: Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Early Career Psychologists, Child/Adolescent Issues, Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender Issues,  and Binational Issues

Committees of Action within TPA, including:  Elections, Membership, Legislative Review, Professional Development, and Convention Program Committees 


Platinum Advocate Member Exclusives: In addition to all of the great benefits listed above, Platinum Advocates are also entitled to the following benefits:

  • Half priced convention registration fee
  • FREE online professional development program up to 3 hours for a maximum of $75
  • FREE doctor finder listing
  • FREE, unlimited phone consultation with Sam Houston, attorney
  • Special badging at convention
  • Special recognition at the convention awards luncheon
  • Recognition in TPA publications and website

 
The primary goal of TPA's Platinum Advocate membership is to provide our doctoral members with access to a choice number of premium services that will enhance both your membership
experience and professional development.

 

 
Contact us:
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