Member Benefits

MPA works hard for you. In addition to the sense of support and connection  that comes from being an active member in a thriving community of psychologists state-wide, MPA offers the following benefits to you:

What can MPA do for you?

Discounts on all MPA continuing education events, including the MPA Annual Convention, the Lunch and Learn Series, and the Essential Requirements Conference: Diversity, Ethics, and Supervision.

 Our Online Membership Directory allows you to look up colleagues for referrals and networking based on their location and specialties.

 Practice resources, providing Psychologists with a toolbox of information (links to CPT codes, the MD Uniform Treatment Plan, the Medicare Opt-Out Process, and more).

 Access to Ethics resources including the Ethics FAQ page and consultations with the Ethics Committee and the Public Affairs Officer regarding concerns and access.

The Maryland Psychologist, a quarterly magazine with articles on research, practice, and issues facing the field of psychology.

 The InPSYder, a monthly e-newsletter offering the most up-to-date news about MPA issues and events. Included is a discount for members on mini-classifieds in the InPSYder.

 Access to discounted resources and services, such as mental health legal experts, collection services, credit card processing, disability income insurance, sound masking, and more.

 Proactive support during stressful times through our Colleague Assistance Program.

 MPA office staff are available five days a week to answer your questions and connect you to the Public Affairs Officer, or MPA Legal Counsel who offers members discounted legal fees.

 How can you get involved?

Advocacy for the profession at the Maryland Legislature and on Capitol Hill on areas of importance to psychologists and our patients.

 Our members-only MPA listserv with over 700 of your Maryland colleagues offers a dynamic and supportive community exchanging referrals and discussing timely issues that matter to you.

 The Early Career Psychologist listserv provides a space just for ECPs to ask questions, network with other peers just starting out and find out about ECP-only events.

 Mentoring programs for undergraduates, graduates, and ECPs, connect with mentors to help guide you through the early years of your career.

Connect with fellow psychologists at our networking events (such as MPA in your Neighborhood, ECP gatherings, and educational webinars).

 Get involved—volunteer to participate on an MPA committee or taskforce.

Get noticed on our Online Referral Service, free to newly licensed psychologists who join MPA.

 Find a platform to be a “face of psychology” and connect with members of the community through public education and outreach