CPA Member Benefits

Clinicians, academics, students, and persons working in related fields join the Catholic Psychotherapy Association for many reasons. CPA is driven by our Mission to serve our members, and our members contribute to the fulfillment of our Mission in many ways. How many of the following might apply to you?

Education & Training 

- Enhance your professional knowledge & skills participating in the annual CPA conference with national and world-renowned speakers

- Earn credits via the annual conference and quarterly webinars to fulfill CEU requirements for your license (discounted rate with membership)

- Share your scholarly work and contribute to the formation of fellow Catholic mental health professionals by submitting proposals for workshops, webinars, and poster presentations 

- Promote your work as a vendor, sponsor and/or advertiser at the annual conferences

- Attend trainings that specifically address ethical integration of Catholic teaching and evidence-based practices

- Learn applications of authentic Christian anthropology and morality within ethical clinical practice

- Increase your holistic understanding of the human person

- Participate in Special Interest Groups (SIGs) and discussion forums. Current SIGs include:

  • Seminary Psychology (Assessment and Counseling)
  • Students & Emerging Leaders
  • Catholic School & Parish-Based Counseling
  • Infant Mental Health
  • Deliverance & Exorcism Ministry

Community & Spirituality

- Immerse yourself in Catholic community, culture, and a shared vision of life and of the human person

- Take advantage of opportunities for spirituality, prayer, an annual retreat, and unity in prayer through Listserv network throughout the year

- Encounter new friendships and a shared sense of mission at the service of the Church and of souls

- Seek and share best practices of integrating our Catholic faith with the calling to serve in a healing profession and to serve the local Church

Mentoring, Referrals & Networking

- Access exclusive CPA member directory (some profiles and sections are viewable via member sign-in only)

- Take advantage of mentoring, consultation, discussion & referral opportunities through Listserv, SIGs, and CPA events

- Participate in your Regional Network, and join or start a Local Chapter

- Experience community, prayer, further integration, sharing of best practices, and professional support through local regions and chapters

- Post and respond to related training, education, and job postings through online forums/Listserv

Ready to join? View our printable brochure here.

Member Resources

For a landing page of resources available to members (some require member login) visit this page.

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