Our Mission

The mission of the Catholic Psychotherapy Association is to support mental health practitioners by promoting the development of psychological theory and mental health practice which encompasses a full understanding of the human person, family, and society in fidelity to the Magisterium of the Catholic Church.

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UNITE IN PRAYER WITH THE CPA & Catholic Mental Health in the News

November Papal Prayer Intentions

People Who Suffer From Depression:  We pray for the people who suffer from depression or burn-out will find support and a light that opens them up to life.  

Catholic Mental Health in the News

A pause and you move forward living with mental illness. This article is posted by a local Catholic Charities organization. It provides a human interest element to the topic of Catholic mental health. Linking it to our page builds that relationship, and provides a resource for our members and diocesan or lay readers of our website.

Catholic Charities sees 300% increase in mental health requests in May 2021.This article is posted about a local Catholic Charities organization. It provides a human interest element to the topic of Catholic mental health by showing the demand for Catholic mental health services in one community. Linking it to our page builds a relationship with Catholic Charities locally and at the national level, and provides a resource for our members and diocesan or lay readers of our website

Catholic Charities launches crowdfunding with $10,0000 match to expand mental health services: This article is posted about a local Catholic Charities organization. It provides a human interest element to the topic of Catholic mental health by showing the demand for Catholic mental health services in one community--as well as highlighting creative funding solutions to assist in the spread of quality Catholic mental health treatment. Linking it to our page builds a relationship with Catholic Charities locally and at the national level, and provides a resource for our members and diocesan or lay readers of our website. Further, it features a new Catholic mental health news site. More information can be found HERE.

Pittsburgh Diocese Catholic Charities: Mental health forum: This YouTube video is posted by the Pittsburgh Diocese Catholic Charities. It provides resources for Catholic mental health in one community--which are shared by video with lay and professional persons. Linking it to our page builds a relationship with Catholic Charities locally and at the national level, and provides a resource for our members and diocesan or lay readers of our website.

Catholic Charities New Hampshire Inside Look: This article is about a local Catholic Charities organization. It provides a human interest link to Catholic mental health by showing the demand for Catholic mental health services in one community--as well as highlighting creative funding solutions to assist in the spread of quality Catholic mental health treatment. Linking it to our page builds a relationship with Catholic Charities locally and at the national level, and provides a resource for our members and diocesan or lay readers of our website. More information can be found HERE

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