AGPA serves as the voice of group therapy for mental health clinicians and the public-at-large, both nationally and internationally. The AGPA provides vital information on group psychotherapy in a variety of ways. Our efforts provide global access to group psychotherapy education and professional development, research, and outreach services. AGPA promotes awareness about the healing power of group. Learn more about our organization. 

Have you renewed your AGPA Membership?

All memberships were due for renewal by June 30. Renewing your membership is easy! Go to or call 212-477-2677 or toll free 877-668-2472.

ONLINE INSTITUTE: Group Therapy Consultation

*NEW DATES* Fridays, September 24, October 8, 22, November 5, 19, December 3 & 17, 2021, January 7 & 21, and February 4, 2022, 4:30-6:00 PM (Eastern) *Please be cognizant of applicable time zones

Michelle Collins-Greene, PhD, ABPP, CGP, FAGPA

This 10-week, 1 ½ hour each, consultation series will provide 15 consultation hours that are CE accredited by AGPA and satisfies 15 of the 75 supervision hours required for the CGP (Certified Group Psychotherapist). It will be a closed group with a limit of eight members. Each will have time to present their group, as well as a follow-up report to discuss effects of the consultation. Participants will be encouraged to develop their own theoretical perspective. Registrants are required to attend all ten sessions. CE credits will not be awarded to registrants who miss sessions. Registration is limited to the first eight registrants.

In an effort to further improve accessibility to the CGP and the quality of educational events to serve the purpose of providing consultation to group psychotherapists, the IBCGP has approved this Online Institute as eligible towards the 75-hour consultation/supervision requirement for the CGP. 15 CE Credits available at $300 for members/ $600 for nonmembers. Click here to register.

SEPTEMBER WEBINAR: The Nuts and Bolts of Groups that Thrive

This training addresses the importance of screening,
preparation, awareness and sensitivity to history, sociocultural
location, privilege and unconscious biases of leaders
and members. The different types of groups, group
agreements, common challenges, as well as the design and
maintenance of effective in-person and online psychotherapy
groups, will also be addressed.

Registration Information

Registration will close on Friday, September 17 at 4PM ET. Please be cognizant of applicable time zones. This event is complimentary for AGPA members. Participation and 1.5 CE credits are available at $30 for AGPA members and $60 for nonmembers. Please note, you must be logged in to your AGPA account to receive member pricing. Detailed CE accreditation information can be found here.

Register without CE Credits                                     Register with CE Credits

Apply for a Scholarship to Attend AGPA Connect 2022!


CLICK HERE to begin your application for a Group Foundation scholarship to attend AGPA Connect 2022! Details on the scholarships available for AGPA Connect 2022 can be found here, and be sure to check out our Scholarship FAQs if you have any questions/concerns. 

Early Decision Deadline: November 1st, 2021

Has your question not been answered? Email Tamzen Naegele at for all other scholarship inquiries. 

AGPA Connect 2022: February 28-March 5

The theme for AGPA Connect 2022 is "Uniting Through Groups: Pathways to Understanding and Inclusion." The meeting will be held in the Mile High City, Denver, Colorado, at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel. Online Registration for the in-person meeting is now open! Be on the look out for more information as we explore our options for implementing a hybrid component of AGPA Connect.  

Do you want to Help Change Lives?  Make a Gift to the Group Foundation for Advancing Mental Health Today!

Do you believe that group interventions create opportunities for healing and personal change? Then please support the Group Foundation as it invests in scholarships, research, community outreach, and robust on-line resources that are key to building a powerful network of practitioners across the nation and around the world. The importance of this work has only increased with the challenges our world faces today during the pandemic and ongoing social justice issues.  Contributions can be made online at

AGPA Calls for an End to Racially Motivated Violence

Click here for resources on social justice and anti-racism for clinicians.

AGPA Calls for an End to Anti-Asian Racism

AGPA responds to the COVID-19 pandemic

Click here for resources on telehealth, practice regulations, self-care for clinicians and AGPA’s public response.


AGPA Awarded Accreditation with Commendation

 As a provider of continuing medical education for physicians through the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). This status is the highest accreditation the ACCME offers.

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