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Be a Part of the WSPA's Work in Advocating for Psychology and Mental Health

We are excited to have you join the premier organization for Psychologists and affiliated professionals in the state.
The mental health of your community and your professional life are both important to you. That’s why becoming a member of the Washington State Psychological Association is so valuable.

WSPA represents the voices and needs of psychologists in the State of Washington in Olympia, within the health profession and in the community. WSPA creates positive change for Washington psychologists and those we serve.

Whether it’s advocating for mental health issues, getting professional direction and advice, meeting continuing education requirements, or building professional relationships, the WSPA supports you and your colleagues in the mental health community.

Here is a brief list of some member benefits you will want to take advantage of:

  • Legislative Advocacy – Stay informed on public policies that promote psychological services, the field of psychology & a psychologically healthy Washington.
  • Referral Service – Have your practice listed on our website for search by people looking for a psychologist in your city and practice area.
  • Professional Affairs – Free consultation with our Director of Professional Affairs on issues that affect your practice: insurance panels, licensing questions, and integrated health care settings are just a few topics.
  • Continuing Education – Member discounts on all continuing education opportunities. The WSPA offers timely and relevant CE courses both online and in-person throughout the year, including two conferences.
  • Washington Psychologist – Keep up on the profession with our award-winning email newsletter delivered to your Inbox 6 times a year with insightful articles, member success stories, and important professional news.
  • Professional Community: Be a part of the professional community in Washington – Local chapter membership is included with WSPA membership, utilize our website, committees, and networking events to grow professional relationships.


As a membership organization, the WSPA is only as strong as its members. We hope that you will find value in and satisfaction from being a part of the organization.  

If you have any questions about membership or how to access your benefits, please contact the WSPA office at 206-547-4220, or by email at Our friendly staff members look forward to assisting you.

Thank you,
Chris McCurry, Ph.D.
WSPA Membership Chair

Membership Types with an * next to them allow for the membership to be paid in full or quarterly installments

Corporate, Institutional Sponsor (Call for pricing): Please call WSPA for more information at (206) 547-4220 or email us.

Membership Categories Price
Basic Membership* $175
Member rates at CE workshops and conventions; E-newsletter; Annual report; Legal and legislative updates; Free ethics consultation with a member of our Ethics Committee; Legal consultations with a member of our JD, Ph.D. committee (one hour complimentary for new members) Public service opportunities; Discounts through WSPA partners; Committee membership opportunities.
Premium Membership* $350 (First year is $275)
All Basic level benefits plus: Listing on WSPA’s Public Referral Webpage;insurance and managed care consultation with our Director of Professional Affairs; Board of Trustees and committee opportunities; Legal consultations with a member of our JD, Ph.D. committee (up to two hours complimentary for new members); Additional 10% discount off member pricing on continuing education workshops and convention registrations; Free listing on telehealth referral webpage; Complimentary consultation on closing a practice.
Current board members and past presidents receive Premium at $250 each year.
Platinum Membership* $600
All Premium and Basic Benefits plus: Unlimited free classifieds on WSPA’s website; Recognition in WSPA publications; One free 3-hour CE workshop outside of conventions; 50% Convention registration discount; Special badging at conventions; Reserved seating and special recognition at the conventions.

Other Categories Price
Retired Membership $130
Basic member benefits for psychologists who have been full members of WSPA, are now in retirement, and work fewer than 10 paid hours per week. This category requires that you are at least 65 years of age or otherwise receiving social security or retirement program benefits. This is not for members in part-time practice.
Emeritus Membership $50
Premium member benefits for psychologists who are fully retired (no longer working), were Full/Premium WSPA members for at least 20 consecutive years, and would like to remain connected with WSPA, receive the WP, and attend WSPA conventions, workshops, and events.
Postdoctoral Membership $100
Basic member benefits for psychologists who have received their doctoral degrees, are pre-licensure, and are actively engaged in a postdoctoral training program. Postdoctoral members may not hold elected positions within WSPA and are not voting members.
Post-Graduate Membership $50
This category is for students who have recently graduated with a Bachelors or Masters degree from an accredited college or university with a focus on Psychology and are not currently enrolled in a Graduate or Doctoral Program. This membership is available for the first 2 years after graduation only.

Please submit a copy of your diploma for membership approval.

Benefits: Annual report; E-newsletter; Legal and legislative updates; Student CE workshop registration rates; Discounted convention registration; Involvement opportunities; Volunteer opportunities.
Student Membership $35
This category is for students currently enrolled in a graduate program in Psychology or an undergraduate program with a focus on Psychology who do not derive any income from applied psychological activities, except stipends and other awards provided by the degree program, or must be an undergraduate with a major in psychology or related field at a regionally accredited college or university. All communication with student members will be electronic. It can also be extended to individuals on internship.

Please send a copy of your student ID or current class schedule to to verify your student status. You can expect a reply within 3 business days.

Benefits: Annual report; E-newsletter; Legal and legislative updates; Student CE workshop registration rates; Discounted convention registration; Involvement opportunities; Volunteer opportunities.

WSPA Supporter - Anyone who supports WSPA’s mission, DPA and Lobbyist work. WSPA supporters are not members. CE and News blasts, Annual report; Legal and legislative updates. Please click here to support WSPA.

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