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.
It’s Raffle Time!
AGPA and the Group Foundation are having their annual raffle, Group Works for Communities and we invite you to participate in this fun event with a chance for exciting prizes donated through our friends and corporate partners. Buy your tickets today! Winners will be drawn during the virtual AGPA Connect 2022 (you do not need to be present to win).
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 https://member.agpa.org/agpa/givenow.
Upcoming e-Learning Events
WEBINAR SERIES: The Core Principles of Group Psychotherapy, Part I
Sundays, January 9, 16, 23, 2021 and February 6 & 13, 2022,
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM (Eastern)
*Please be cognizant of applicable time zones.
Director Misha Bogomaz, PsyD, ABPP, CGP, FAGPA
AGPA is pleased to offer the Principles of Group Psychotherapy curriculum in two parts. Part 1, the didactic portion, will be offered through five weekly webinars by experienced AGPA faculty. The webinar series is a prerequisite for Part 2, the experiential portion, which will be offered at AGPA Connect 2022. The completion of both parts fulfills the 15-hour group psychotherapy theory and practice course requirement for the Certified Group Psychotherapist (CGP) credential with the International Board for Certification of Group Psychotherapists.
10 CE Credits available at $200 for members/ $400 for nonmembers (Login required for member pricing.) A student discount is available ($130 for student members and $260 for student nonmembers). Please send verification of full-time student status to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Virtual AGPA Connect 2022 Full Program Available!
View the full program here. Follow the links below for detailed descriptions of the events offered this year. The theme is "Uniting Through Groups: Pathways to Understanding and Inclusion.”
Special Institute Presentation: Monday, February 28
• Special Institute: "Group Therapy in a Time of Racial Reckoning and Unrest" with Kenneth V. Hardy, PhD
Two-Day Institute: Tuesday-Wednesday, March 1-2
• Institute Opening Plenary Session
• Process Group Experience Sections
• Specific Interest Sections
Three-Day Conference: Thursday-Saturday, March 3-5
• Special Events
• Thursday, March 3
• Friday, March 4
• Saturday, March 5
Click here to register/modify your registration for Virtual AGPA Connect 2022. Be sure to register before the rate increases on January 21, 2022!
Have you renewed your AGPA Membership?
All memberships were due for renewal by June 30. Renewing your membership is easy! Go to http://member.agpa.org or call 212-477-2677 or toll free 877-668-2472.
Apply for a Scholarship to Attend Virtual 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 EXTENDED TO January 18, 2022
Has your question not been answered? Email Tamzen Naegele at email@example.com for all other scholarship inquiries.
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AGPA responds to the COVID-19 pandemic
Click here for resources on telehealth, practice regulations, self-care for clinicians and AGPA’s public response.