APP 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 $45 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 2017-2018 workshop schedule is:
October 15- Richard Bloch, Esq. "Psychology and the Legal World: Records, Subpoenas & Testifying"
November 19- Adam Pletter, Psy.D.  “iPractice 101- Consultation and Treatment in the Digital World”
February 18 – Elspeth Bell, Ph.D. “OCD in Children”
March 18- Joanne Bagshaw, Ph.D.  "Promoting Healthy Sexuality: A Sex Therapy Primer for Therapists" 
April 15- Leigh Leslie, Ph.DTherapy with Interracial Families; The Same and Yet Different”
 May 20- Nancy Haradzuk, MEd, MSW “Mind-Body Medicine: Calming the Mind, Healing the Body and Renewing the Spirit”
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.