Welcome to APA Division 42, the Community for Psychologists in Independent Practice. We offer tools and learning opportunities to increase your professional skill-building and practice development across the span of your career, whether you are a student, early career psychologist, mid-career professional, or a seasoned practitioner transitioning to part-time practice.

Regular membership is $65 per year. Student membership is $25 per year.

Memberships are for the calendar year, January to December.
Applications submitted after August 4th will be applied to the following calendar year.

Join Division 42


To join online fill out the online membership application

By Mail

Get the paper form and mail it with your payment to:

APA Division Services
750 First Street NE
Washington, DC 20002


Call (202) 336-6013


APA Full Members/Fellows/Affiliates or dues-exempt members will renew their division membership on their APA renewal statement. Affiliate members will renew dues with a mailed invoice.

Division 42 Programs and Products

  • Practice InnovationsA new, cross-disciplinary journal for clinicians
  • Independent PractitionerQuarterly magazine filled with thought-provoking articles and tips
  • Division 42 Fellows  Distinction for outstanding contributions in psychology and independent practice
  • MentorshoppeGuidance for ECPs and for board certification
  • Advocacy trainingPromotes effective communication with legislators
  • Multi-cultural toolkitResources to expand awareness and to inform ethical practice
  • Regional meet-upsFor networking and sharing ideas about independent practice
  • Virtual Learning HoursCE-eligible webinars and conference calls on practice-related topics
  • Mastermind groupsVirtual meetings to share ideas for marketing
  • Scholarships for ECPs who have demonstrated potential for leadership in psychology
  • Division 42 ListservThe heart of the Division 42 community
  • Social mediaStay current via Linkedin, Facebook, & Twitter
  • …And more

Find a Psychologist

You can locate a Division 42 psychologist in our Member Directory.

If you'd like to do a wider search, you may use the APA Find a Psychologist locator.

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