Psychologists in Independent Practice

Division 42: Psychologists in Independent Practice offers tools and learning opportunites to increase professional skill building and practice development across the career span.

Member Topic Areas and Interest Areas 
  1. Building a successful practice by developing expertise in clinical specialties and diverse practice niches 

  2. Providing evidence-based clinical services, including psychotherapy, evaluation/assessment, consultation and training, across the lifespan 

  3. Marketing and managing your practice effectively through the use of technology and social media 

  4. Practice management, including billing, record-keeping, risk-management/ethics and navigation of Managed care and Medicaid/Medicare 

  5. Applied research and clinical training/supervision

What Division 42 Has to Offer Members
  1. A welcoming and experienced community of professionals in independent practice and academia who are available for consultation and collaboration 

  2. One-on-one mentoring, online special interest forums and a dynamic listserv with colleagues at all levels of experience throughout North America 

  3. Virtual Happy Hour conference calls and in-person networking and social gatherings 

  4. The Independent Practitioner quarterly publication filled with insightful, timely and useful articles 

  5. Leadership and networking opportunities within APA to serve on the Board, committees and task forces addressing practice issues 

  6. Focused student and early career programming

Leadership

President

Gordon I. Herz, PhD
View a list of past presidents

Secretary

Michael E. Schwartz, PsyD, Liberty, N.Y.

Publications

Newsletter

The Independent Practitioner (quarterly)
Editor: Lawrence P. Riso, PhD, Argosy University, Arlington, Va.

Division Meetings

Contact Information

Division 42 Central Office
Jeannie Beeaff
919 West Marshall Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85013
Telephone: (602) 284-6219
Fax: (602) 626-7914