Early Career Psychologists Committee

Chair: Meghan Mattos, Psy.D. 

Members: Shaina Gulin, PhD; Renee Smucker, PhD; Danielle Wexler, PhD; and Avante Smack, PhD. 

Mission: Support the career development of Maryland psychologists who have obtained their doctoral degrees within the last ten years. Providing early career-oriented training resources for those practicing in various settings, networking opportunities with other early career psychologists and potential mentors, and encouraging active membership and leadership within MPA. The committee strives to provide opportunities for networking, training, and education, mentoring, and other areas of career development and support.

Upcoming Events:

Past Events:

  • February 2021 movie event with Diversity committee was well attended.
  • June 12, 2021 winery event a success with five MPA members aside from the committee joining.
  • November 5, 2021 Post MPA convention happy hour 
  • December 12, 2021 ECP Movie Event: Moonlight With Discussion led by Justin Hopkins, Psy.D., and Meghan Mattos, Psy.D.


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Interested in joining the committee? Have an idea for an event or webinar? Just want to say "Hi"? Email us at [email protected]

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