Welome To The NAPPP Website
Our mission is to promote and advocate for the clinical practice of psychology.
NAPPP welcomes licensed, doctoral level psychologists who provide healthcare related services. Retired psychologists, and students also are eligible for membership.
NAPPP Sends Proposal On gun Violence To VP Committee. NAPPP sends a proposal to VP Joe Biden on how we think practitioners can be used to stem gun violence. See Proposal
Free Continuing Education Courses With Membership. NAPPP members can choose from 23 CE classes. NAPPP is an approved sponsor of continuing education by the National Institute of Behavioral Health Quality and the American Psychological Association. See the current listing of CE courses FREE CE UNITS
Psychology Doctoral Program Information. A site for students looking for information on doctoral programs. Compare Programs Here
NAPPP Petition Challenges APA and DSM
Everyone is talking about the proposed DSM-V. Let's do something about it. View and Sign Petition
Public Awareness Video
This is a video that you will want to all of your patients to view.SEE THE VIDEO
Dr. Wiggins Addresses Mental Health at The VA
Dr. Jack Wiggins presents NAPPP's position on veteran's healthcare and solutions to providing more effective care.Read The Article
Promote Doctoral Level Practice
NAPPP promotes doctoral level practice. See The Details
NAPPP Model RxP Legislation
NAPPP issues a model legislation for states to provide prescriptive authority to psychologists. Read The Legislation
The Steady Decline of Psychotherapy Must End
We are seeing in the second decade of the 21st Century two forces converging that create both an imperative and a golden opportunity for psychology. The first is the continued steady decline of psychotherapy which has been largely replaced by psychotropic medication. How long has it been since you have seen a patient who came to you who had not already been medicated by the primary care physician or a psychiatrist? READ MORE
New Certificate Program in Primary Care Psychology.
This professional certificate program in Primary Care Psychology trains psychologists in all aspects of working in a primary care setting and collaborating with physicians and other healthcare professionals. The certificate comprises 10 courses. See the new course HERE
NAPPP Professional RxP Certificate Program Psychologists can obtain a Professional Certificate in Clinical Psychopharmacology. Get The Details Professional Certificate.
Changing Mental Health Care Through Reimbursement Policy
With the current debate focused on budget cutting, policymakers need to look at what treatments really cost and which treatments really are effective. NAPPP has provided legislators and policymakers a blueprint for change that controls costs and increases patient care.READ It HERE
NAPPP National Public Awareness Campaign For Practice
NAPPP's national campaign to educate the public and restore psychotherapy as the first line treatment for behavioral disorders continues. Many issues are addressed in the campaign, NAPPP has prepared an ad for print and internet media as well as video message commercials. The ad can be seen at HERE. The campaign website can be seen at RIGHT HERE. We have a campaign Facebook site, Twitter structure and a Youtube channel for the campaign videos and public service announcements. We look forward to your participation in the campaign.
NAPPP Releases White Paper To Confront Medical Practice
NAPPP has released a 117 page document against using medications as a first-line treatment for behavioral disorders. The link to the full report is contained in the executive summary in the Table of Contents. Read it Here
NAPPP and AMP Get FDA To Acknowledge Psychotherapy
Working through our alliance partner over several months,The Academy of Medical Psychology and NAPPP have gotten the FDA to admit that medication should not be a stand-alone treatment for mental disorders. Read the communication with the FDA and their RESPONSE
NAPPP Members can now get professional liability insurance at savings from 20% to 35% from the American Professional Agency. See Rates Here
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The Truthindrugs Campaign
Join your colleagues in helping to restore psychotherapy as a first line treatment. Read More
ABBHP Board Certification
Do you qualify for board certification in behavorial healthcare practice? Read the ABBHP requirements RIGHT HERE
Demontrate to the public and referral sources that your practice meets the highest standards in the profession. Review the NIBHQ Practice Standards ACCREDITATION