APA Approved SponsorAPP is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. APP maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

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 2016-2017 workshop schedule is:


October 16, 2016

"Hoarding Disorder: Conceptualization and Clinical Interventions."

Presented by Elspeth Bell, Ph.D


November 20, 2016

 “Documentation, Confidentiality and Litigation: What is a  Psychologist to do?

Presented by Richard Bloch, J.D.

This workshop meets Law, Ethics and Managing Risk CE requirement


February 19, 2017

  “Treatments for PTSD: The Current State of the Evidence”

Presented by Janice Krupnick, Ph.D


March 19, 2017

 "The Clinical Practice of Evidence-Based Biopsychosocial Integration" 

Presetned by Mark Muse, Ph.D, Sam Dutton, Ph.D. and Peter Smith, Psy.D.


April  23, 2017

Title TBD, Presented by  Stephen Forrsell, Ph.D.

This workship will be some aspect of LGBT which will meet Cultural Diversity CE requirements


May 21, 2017

 "Innovations in the Assessment and Treatment of Suicidal Risk"

Presented by  David Jobes, Ph.D.


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.