Summer 2024 IP

The Summer 2024 issue of the Independent Practitioner is now available.

Division 42 Fellows Status

We want to encourage you to consider applying for Fellow status in Division 42. Fellow status is a special distinction for those who show evidence of unusual and outstanding contributions with national impact in the field of psychology and independent practice in particular.

Mentorshoppe for Students and Early Career Psychologists!

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Member Resources

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Practice Innovations

Do you have experience, research or ideas to share with other mental health clinicians?


Practice Innovations is actively soliciting manuscripts relevant to practitioner needs and interests. Manuscripts may include traditional research, but we will also welcome reviews, innovative service models, and other alternative presentations.

Division 42 Mission Statement

The purpose of Psychologists in Independent Practice, a Division of the American Psychological Association, shall be to connect and support psychologistswho are engaged in our evolving profession; across specialties and settings; at all stages of their careers; and to build ethical business, practice, and leadership skills.

Division News and Notes

A Big Thank You to our Sustaining Member Donors!

One of the perks of long-term membership in APA is that after 25 years of paying dues and reaching age 65, you become a dues-exempt “Life Status” member, which extends to divisions as well. Division 42 currently has about 750 Life Status members, who are no longer...

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Member Resources

Practice pointers, forms and additional online resources recommended by other Div42 members are available in a growing catalog located here.