Fall 2020 IP

The Fall 2020 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!

To learn more, and to apply to be a Mentor or Mentee click the button below…

Member Resources

Find forms, practice pointers and more from Div42 members.

Diversity Resources

Visit our Diversity Resource Center for tools on working with diverse clients.

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

APA President Elect | 2020

The Division 42 Board of Directors endorsed Dr. Susan Whitbourne for President-elect of the American Psychological Association.   Questions of all candidates were approved by the Division 42 Board of Directors, and answers were sought with a deadline. The Immediate...

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Division 42 at the 2020 APA Convention

The 2020 APA Virtual Convention begins on Thursday, August 6! Information and registration are at https://convention.apa.org/ All Division sessions and posters will be available on the platform beginning at 11:00am ET on Thursday, August 6 for viewing on-demand until...

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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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Did You Know?

In February the Multicultural Toolkit Task Force and later augmented by the Diversity in Practice Task Force published a section on this website that allows you to access multiple sources and tools related to multicultural competence and the development of untapped...

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APA Presidential Election

Click the image to see the candidate nominees respond to questions presented by the Division Board of Directors.

COVID-19 Resource page

Click on the image to read member offered resources on getting through the COVID-19 pandemic.

Login Info

If you have not received your new login info for this updated Division 42 site, please contact Rick at webmaster@division42.org and he will get your information sent to you right away.

If you would like to change your password from the one that was assigned to you then click here and scroll down to the Password section.

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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.

Featured ListServ Discussions

What Are They Talking About?

  • Co-writing with a patient.
  • Evidence-based practice resources.
  • Outcome measures and treatment fidelity.
  • Billing Medicare for psychotherapy services.
  • Collecting payments online.

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