Kentucky Psychological Association Mission Statement:  "To promote psychology as a science and a profession."

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2018 KPA Legislative Priorities

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Here is why you should be!

As a member of KPA you make an investment in the future of your profession - here are a few of the member benefits:

KY Board of Examiners of Psychology Liaison...KPA advocates for licensing issues and obtains the latest news affecting psychologists.

Save Money... Early Bird registration and member discounts at all KPA sponsored Continuing Education Events, including significant savings on Convention registration.

Professional Networking and Referrals... Join the Psychological Services Locator to make your practice easier to find; referral resources at your fingertips.

Get Help with Questions... Need to know how to reach the Board of Examiners? Can’t find the rule on how long to hang on to those files? Membership in KPA means you have somebody ready to help you - and it’s just a phone call or e-mail away.

Bypass Sticky Situations... Free access to our Ethics Committee provides you with the tools you need to handle those difficult professional situations, so you can head off a mistake that could possibly threaten your career.

Practice Consultations and Practice Updates… Members have access to free consultations with KPA’s Director of Professional Affairs on a broad range of practice issues.

Define the Profession... Have a strong voice in how our profession is defined in Kentucky through KPA’s advocacy initiatives.

Develop Your Leadership… Through participation on the KPA Board or committees, community outreach, public education, and more.

Have a Sense of Community... Psychologists can sometimes feel isolated. KPA helps you connect through listservs, CE events, academic programs, and more.


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Top Stories 

Resources to share regarding the Trump administration's recent decision to rescind Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

APA resources related to dealing with Hurricane Harvey

The American Red Cross needs licensed Health and Mental Health professionals to help support the people affected by Hurricane Harvey

The Kentucky Psychological Association responds to the recent violence in Charlottesville

APA Questions Announcement to Bar Transgender People from U.S. Military

Lexington Herald publishes article  "Mental illness common, often untreated" written by KPA members  Brighid Kleinman,Ph.D., Eric Russ, Ph.D. and Christen Logue, Ph.D..  

The Courier Journal publishes article "Talking to kids when they need help" written by the KPF Public Education Chair, Christen Logue, Ph.D. 


Member Highlights


Sheila Schuster, Ph.D. is honored by APAPO for her advocacy in the passing of Tim's Law... read more




 Shambra Mulder, Ph.D., was interviewed for an article, "Black students are punished twice as often as white students in Lexington schools" for the Lexington Herald Leader.




  Sarah Shelton, Psy.D., MPH, MSCP, has written an article that has been published in the latest issue of Purchase Area Family Magazine November 2017.

  Dr. Shelton was also interviewed for an article, "Be Smart, Be Safe" for Kentucky Living.