The St. Louis Psychological Association welcomes professionals and students in the field of psychology and related disciplines.


Benefits of membership include:

  • Opportunities to network with psychologists in the St. Louis metropolitan area
  • Affordable continuing education programs exploring the science and practice of psychology
  • A newsletter containing personal, organizational, and legislative news and views
  • A members-only listserv for the exchange of information, consultation, and referrals
  • A profile page visible to the public in the “Find a Therapist” section of the SLPA website
  • Social events, including a summer party and a holiday party.

SLPA has four types of membership:


Full Member: Any psychologist who is a full member of the American Psychological Association, the Missouri Psychological Association, the Illinois Psychological Association (or eligible for full membership in one of the above listed associations), or who holds a license to practice psychology in the state of Missouri or Illinois is eligible for membership in SLPA.


Full Membership ($60)*


Full Membership with Enhanced Find A Therapist Listing ($90)**


Affiliate Member: Any person who has a professional interest in psychology may apply for affiliate membership in SLPA. An affiliate member typically has a graduate or medical degree in a subject related to mental health (e.g., psychiatrist, clinical social worker or licensed professional counselor).


Affiliate Membership ($60)*


Affiliate Membership with Enhanced Find A Therapist Listing ($90)**


*Included with annual membership, all full and affiliate members who are licensed mental health professionals may elect to be included in the Find A Therapist section of the SLPA website. This optional listing includes name, practice location, telephone number, and clinical interest areas.


** Along with the basic information listed above, an enhanced listing on the Find A Therapist page adds email address, website address, insurance plans accepted, hours of business, photo, a paragraph about your clinical work, and a Google Map link. An enhanced listing on the Find A Therapist page is available for an additional $30.00 per year.


Student Member: Any person who is enrolled in an academic program that is primarily psychological in nature is eligible for student membership in SLPA.


Student Membership ($25)


Retired Member: Any member of SLPA may change to retired status upon reaching age 60 and complete retirement from psychology-related employment. This includes clinical, teaching, and research activities. Any part-time work of a psychological nature, regardless of frequency or number of hours, excludes a person from this category of membership.


Retired Membership ($25)


All new applications for membership are subject to verification and approval by the Executive Board.


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