Welcome to the official web site of the Association of Practicing Psychologists: Montgomery - Prince George's Counties (APP).
PURPOSE: The purpose of APP is to advance the practice of psychology, to be a resource to the community, and to promote human welfare.
MEMBERS: APP members are practicing psychologists who are licensed in Maryland and who reside or practice in Montgomery and/or Prince George's Counties. Affiliate status is available to psychologists who do not meet all the criteria for full membership.
CONTINUING EDUCATION: APP takes pride in offering its members, affiliates and other mental health professionals high quality continuing education programs at a reasonable cost - members can pay just $35 for CE workshops.
The American Psychological Association (APA) has awarded approval for continuing education programs offered by the APP. APP continuing education programs meet the requirements for continued licensure established by the Maryland Board of Examiners of Psychologists. The 2015-2016 workshop schedule is:
October 18, 2015
"Confidentiality of Records, Abuse Reporting and Other Crossroads Between Law and Ethics" Presented by Richard Bloch, J.D.
This workshop meets Law, Ethics and Managing Risk CE requirement
November 15, 2015
“LGBT Mental Health in 2016: The Top 5 Topics of Concern to LGBT Health Caregivers” Presented by Steve Forrsell, Ph.D.
This workshop meets Cultural Diversity CE requirement
February 21, 2016
"Introduction to Holistic Health and Its Usefulness for in Clinical Practice"
Presented by Paula Derry, Ph.D.
March 20, 2016
"Learning disabilities across the lifespan: Using reading disabilities as a lens to examine lifelong implications of learning differences" Presented by Brett Miller, Ph.D.
April 17, 2016
“Helping Divorcing Parents Negotiate the Difficult Parenting Plan”
Presented by Donna Duquette. JD, LLC and John Spiegel, JD
May 15, 2016
iPractice 101 -Working with Families in the Digital Age; a Primer of the Benefits, Concerns, and Trends.
Presented by Dr. Adam Pletter.
ISSUES ADVOCACY: APP tracks legislative issues and governmental affairs bearing on Montgomery County and Prince George's Counties and informs its members when serious concerns arise. APP works with the Maryland Psychological Association regarding state-level issues.
To see our grievance procedure, click here.
If you are a psychologist or other mental health professional, and would like information on how to join APP click on the "Join/Renew APP" tab above, or to attend one of our upcoming events click on "Continuing Education." For the latest news and announcements, be sure to "like" the Association of Practicing Psychologists on Facebook.