In today’s rapidly changing professional landscape, the American Psychological Association gives you extraordinary benefits that can help you thrive and succeed in your career.

Join the Largest Community of Psychology Professionals


Access New Benefits That Can Help You Navigate Today’s Challenges 

This year, APA is providing new resources and services to help our members deal with COVID-19, racial inequality, economic and other critical issues. And, we’ll continue to deliver more tools to help you thrive and succeed, including: 

Every APA membership extends our efforts to advance psychological science, teaching, and the public’s access to top-quality psychological and behavioral health care. 

Connect with legal and financial experts to help you manage the impact of the pandemic on your work, your business, and you. 

This trusted, free online tool lets you expand your reach to those seeking your services anywhere in the world.

APA’s Enhanced Psychologist Locator 

APA Pandemic Hotline 

Special Guidance for Telehealth 

Receive guidance on transitioning to telemental health and supervision for telepsychology. Get other resources, too, for navigating bias, discrimination, and inequality issues. 

Grow Your Professional Network and Connect to the Latest Research  

In addition to providing highly respected publications and trusted resources, APA connects you to an inclusive community that is dedicated to advancing psychology and improving lives.

Join APA for 60% off!

With its invaluable tools and resources, curated research and other exclusive content, professional development programs and networking opportunities, an APA membership is essential for anyone in the field of psychology.


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Expand your network — become part of a thriving community of more than 122,000 dedicated professionals who are committed to sharing knowledge, enriching careers, and applying psychology to improve people’s lives. 

Join APA divisions with 54 divisions, 44 sections, and 20 local chapters, it is easy to find a community within APA that shares your specialized interests. 

Attend Virtual and live meetings, workshops, and special sessions — from the APA Annual Convention to APA’s Technology, Mind & Society conference, you can connect and share ideas with practitioners, scientists, policymakers, industry leaders, and students from around the world. 

Access premium content — automatically receive two of the industry’s most respected publications Monitor on Psychology — with the latest developments across psychology — and our highly cited flagship journal American Psychologist, covering groundbreaking research and emerging trends. You will also get members-only discounts for other scholarly journals, APA PsycNET® subscriptions, books, videos, seminars, and webinars.

Advance Your Career and Reach Your Potential 

You will have many opportunities with APA to sharpen your skills, enhance your professional expertise, advance your career, and continue to grow.

Discounts on continuing education (CE) programs — In addition to the 5 free CE credits, you can get access to our online workshops, seminars, and independent study programs, to help you meet your professional requirements. 

Free, expert career support through APA psycCareers — Our online psychology job board lets you look for jobs, post your resume, and obtain professional development guidance. APA also offers ways for you to share your knowledge and give back with mentorship opportunities and more.

Scholarships and grants — APA and its affiliates also award scholarships and grants to advance your research and identify other sources of funding for you. 

Supporting Each Other — and Advancing Psychology to Help Others

APA works to advance the discipline of psychological science and to represent and meet the needs of psychological scientists at all training and career stages. APA promotes research in psychology, the improvement of research methods, and the application of research findings.

Your membership also supports continuing advocacy for the application of psychological science to such urgent issues as racial inequality, economic concerns, health care, elder care, substance abuse, and more.

Even More Benefits

Stay current, learn about the latest research, and prepare for future trends in psychology with APA’s highly respected publications included with your membership.

  • American Psychologist (9 issues) — our flagship journal is often cited and is the most widely circulated social science journal in the world. AP covers groundbreaking research, emerging trends, and information about awards and presentations.
  • Monitor on Psychology (8 print and digital issues) — brings you compelling coverage of the science and practice of psychology and its social impact. 
  • APA Member Update (bi-weekly e-newsletter) — notices of psychology news from APA, new products, events, and quick updates.

Enjoy Significant Savings

Journals and Database Subscriptions* — Get up to 60% off the nonmember subscription rate of more than 80 scholarly and professional journals. You can also subscribe to our scholarly and professional research databases (APA PsycNET®).

Books and Videos — APA offers hundreds of award-winning books and videos to further expand your knowledge at member discounts (up to 25%).
*Your membership also gives you an annual $55 publications credit for journals or your database subscription.

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