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Attention: APA is no longer accepting new member applications for 2024

Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy Membership is currently closed. If you choose to join between now and December 31, 2024, your membership will be activated on January 1, 2025 and will remain active until December 31, 2025. All memberships are on a calendar year.


Why Join Division 29?

Home to psychologists and mental health professionals from across the globe who are interested in psychotherapy.

If you are a psychotherapy practitioner, researcher, theoretician, trainer, clinical supervisor, or student, welcome home!

Why “Be Connected” to Us?

Complimentary access to the Psychotherapy journal

Access to grants and scholarships

Influence state and national legislation

Stay up-to-date on what matters to you

Publish your ideas…and get noticed

Thrive, even if you’re just starting out…

… Or if you’re looking to stay sharp

New Member Fees

Our membership fee is only $40 per year ($20 for students). A subscription to our peer-reviewed journal Psychotherapy would cost $77/annually for APA members and $150/annually for non-APA members). As a member of the Society, you will receive Psychotherapy as a member benefit for no additional cost.


Get access to Psychotherapy, plus all the other great benefits of our Society, for one low price.

If you are a student, the cost differential is even better.  And if you’re not a member of APA, the savings are significant! We are excited to “be connected” with you!

Full Member: $40
Associate Member: $40
Non-APA Member Affiliate: $40
Student Affiliate: $20

We offer free or discounted membership for students frequently through the year. Scroll down for links for membership.

Renewing Your Membership (APA Full, Associate, or Fellow Members)

APA will handle these. You can check to see that your membership is up to date by logging into

Student and Non-APA Member Affiliates will be emailed renewal instructions in December of each year.

We offer free or discounted membership for students frequently through the year.

Important Information About Your Membership

Memberships are for a calendar year – January 1- December 31.

Read more about what comes with your membership here.