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SPECIAL NEW MEMBER INTRODUCTORY MEMBERSHIP RATES
For Those Applying
Between:
For Associate/Adjunct/
Academic/Research:
For New
Professionals:

For Students:
For Certified Group Psychotherapists (CGPs):
   
July - June
(12 month rate)
$160.00 $90.00 $70.00 $295
includes first year of AGPA membership
   
January - June
(15 month rate)
NOW $200.00
(regular $240.00)
NOW $112.500
(regular $135.00)
NOW $87.50
(regular $105.00)
$295
includes first year of AGPA membership

     


Membership Type:
PLEASE CHECK ONE OF THE FOLLOWING


Certified Group Psychotherapist

Becoming a Certified Group Psychotherapist signifies that a clinician has met nationally accepted standards to practice as a group psychotherapist. This required that the applicant has documented clinical credentials and specific group psychotherapy credentials (see below). Candidates must have completed a graduate degree in a mental health discipline accepted by the Certification Board and achieved the highest state clinical licensure and/or clinical membership/certification in their designated national professional organizations. They must also meet specific group training requirements and provide documentation that they hold current malpractice insurance either through their practice or agency. The Certification Board requires a recertification process every two years to maintain one's CGP. Click here for specific application requirements. APPLY HERE

Associate Clinical -
For those with a Masters Degree and the highest level of state licensure and/or applicable certification. Please have the following information ready before continuing if applying for this Membership Type:

  • Professional Education - Degree, Year granted, Granting Institution, Dates, and Major for each degree
  • Professional Designation (select one of the options in Section III)
  • Clinical Credentials - State Disciplinary License info (State, License number, Expiration Date, and Title of License) or Designated National Certifications or Membership (Organization, Certificate number, and Level of Membership/Certification)
Adjunct
For those who have experience leading therapeutic, educational and/or consulting groups. Please have the following information ready before continuing if applying for this Membership Type:
  • Professional Education - Degree, Year granted, Granting Institution, Dates, and Major for each degree
  • Professional Designation (select one of the options in Section II)
  • Experience Leading groups - Type of group, Institution, Dates, and Responsibilities for each group led
New Professional
For those who have graduated within the past three years. Please have the following information ready before continuing if applying for this Membership Type:
  • Professional Education - Degree, Year granted, Granting Institution, Dates, and Major for each degree
  • Professional Designation (selection one of the options in Section II)
Student/Resident
Verification of full-time student status will be required. Please make sure to also have the following information ready before continuing if applying for this Membership Type:
  • Professional Education - Degree, Year granted, Granting Institution, Dates, and Major for each degree
  • Professional Designation (selection one of the options in Section II)
Academic
For those with at least a Master's Degree who have held a faculty position at an accredited institution, including an academic appointment for a minimum of three years. Please email your CV to info@agpa.org and also, make sure to have the following information ready before continuing if applying for this Membership Type:
  • Professional Education - Degree, Year granted, Granting Institution, Dates, and Major for each degree
  • Professional Designation (select one of the options in Section II)
  • Faculty Appointments - Position, Academic Appointment, Institution, and Dates for up to two appointments
  • Publications - Title of Article/Publication, Journal or Publisher, Year published for up to two publications
Research
For those with at least a Master's Degree who have published a minimum of two research papers in group studies. Please email your CV to info@agpa.org and also, make sure to have the following information ready before continuing if applying for this Membership Type:
  • Professional Education - Degree, Year granted, Granting Institution, Dates, and Major for each degree
  • Professional Designation (selection one of the options in Section II)
  • Publications - Title of Article/Publication, Journal or Publisher, Year Published for up to two publications