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. 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. Five or six three-hour programs are offered each year. At least one program each year focuses on legal/ethical issues. The 2013-2014 workshop schedule is:
Oct. 20, 2013 Richard Bloch, Esq. "A Legal and Ethical Update for Psychologists:
Courts, Professional Wills, and the Digital Age"
Nov. 17, 2013 Carolyn Corbett, Ph.D. "Integrating Cultural Knowledge in the Forensic
Assessment Process: Tailoring Your Reports To Culturally Address the
Feb. 16, 2014 Sally Winston, Psy.D. "Struggling with Unwanted Intrusive Thoughts: The
More Subtle Forms of OCD"
Mar. 16, 2014 Kenneth Towbin, M.D. "Irritability, Pediatric Bipolar Disorder & Severe
Apr. 13, 2014 Abigail Levrini, Ph.D. "Evidence-Based Strategies in Adult ADHD Coaching"
May 18, 2014 Ranga Ram, M.D. “DSM-5 The Changes and What You Need to Know!”
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.
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.