MPA works hard for you. In addition to the sense of support and connection  that comes from being an active member in a thriving community of psychologists state-wide, MPA offers the following benefits to you:

  • Discounts on all MPA continuing education events, including the MPA Annual Convention, the Lunch and Learn Series, and the Essential Requirements Conference: Diversity, Ethics, and Supervision.
  • Our Online Membership Directory allows to you to look up colleagues for referrals and networking based on their location and specialties.
  • Practice resources, providing Psychologists with a toolbox of information (links to CPT codes, the MD Uniform Treatment Plan, the Medicare Opt-Out Process, and more). 
  • Access to Ethics resources including the Ethics FAQ page and consultations with the Ethics Committee and the Public Affairs Officer regarding concerns and access.
  • The Maryland Psychologist, a quarterly magazine with articles on research, practice, and issues facing the field of psychology.
  • The InPSYder, a monthly e-newsletter offering the most up-to-date news about MPA issues and events. Included is a discount for members on mini-classifieds in the InPSYder.
  • Access to discounted resources and services, such as mental health legal experts, collection services, credit card processing, disability income insurance, long-term insurance, and more.
  • Proactive support during stressful times through our Colleague Assistance Program.
  • MPA office staff are available five days a week to answer your questions and connect you to the Public Affairs Officer, who also offers members discounted legal fees.
  • Advocacy for the profession at the Maryland Legislature and on Capital Hill on areas of importance to psychologists and our patients.
  • Our members-only MPA listserv with over 900 of your Maryland colleagues offers a dynamic and supportive community exchanging referrals and discussing timely issues that matter to you.
  • The Early Career Psychologist listserv provides a space just for ECPs to ask questions, network with other peers just starting out and find out about ECP-only events.
  • Mentoring programs for undergraduates, graduates, and ECPs, connect with mentors to help guide you through the early years of your career.
  • Connect with fellow psychologists at our networking events (such as MPA in your Neighborhood, ECP gatherings, and educational webinars).
  • Get involved—volunteer to participate on an MPA committee or taskforce.
  • Get noticed on our Online Referral Service, free to newly licensed psychologists who join MPA.
  • Find a platform to be a “face of psychology” and connect with members of the community through public education and outreach.

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