2019 Fall Convention starts this Friday

By: Sonia Venkatraman, Ph.D., Convention Chair Ten months of planning will come together this Friday at our Fall Convention....

WSPA approved for Homestudy CE

By: Marvo Reguindin, Executive Director We recently received great news from APA's Office of CE Sponsor Approval (CESA) that...

APA Awards WSPA a Grant to Pursue Prescribing Psychology

By: David Shearer, PhD, Clinical and Prescribing Psychologist APA Services, through the Practice Directorate of APA, offers grants up...

I am a psychologist, because…

By: Dominika Breedlove, Psy.D. President Dear Colleagues, I hope the subject line got your attention and...

Making Community Service Work in a Busy Life

By: Wren Hudgins, Ph.D. It would be easy to say that I didn’t plan my life in private practice very...

Self-care for psychologists

by Erica Wise, Ph.D. contributor to APA's Progress Notes The term “self-care” is having a major moment as more...

The next evolution of APA’s and WSPA’s Disaster Resource Network

As part of APA’s ongoing transformation, their Disaster Resource Network (DRN) program is also transitioning to its next evolution. The primary objective...

Board of Trustees Expansion/Redesign

By: Dominika Breedlove, Psy.D. President Dear Colleagues, It has been an honor to serve as your...

ECP Survey

Spring 2019: Volume 75, Number 1 By: Andrea Neal, Ph.D., WSPA Early Career Psychologist Committee Co-Chairandreanealphd@gmail.com
RxP Survey Results

WSPA Endorses RxP: Results of a Statewide Survey

Spring 2019: Volume 75, Number 1 By: David Shearer, Ph.D. Clinical and Prescribing Psychologist Background
2019 Fall Convention

WSPA Fall Convention – October 11-13, 2019

Spring 2019: Volume 75, Number 1 Planning for the 2019 convention has started with this year’s theme, “Many Voices, One...

2019 Practice Leadership Conference from Your DPA’s Perspective

Spring 2019: Volume 75, Number 1 By: Samantha Slaughter, Psy.D. Director of Professional Affairs DPA@WSPApsych.org

President Elect Update

Spring 2019: Volume 75, Number 1 By: Julia Mackaronis, Ph.D. President Elect I am honored to...
Photo of Executive Director, Marvo Reguindin

Practice Leadership Conference 2019 – E.D. Report.

Washington Psychologist - Spring 2019: Volume 75, Number 1 By Marvo Reguindin, Executive Director This past...
EC60: Ethics Committee Minute

Ethics Committee Update – All Records versus Relevant Records

Spring 2019: Volume 75, Number 1 When CPS is investigating an allegation of child abuse, they often send form letters...
Dr Marta Miranda COR Grahpic

APA Adopts a Game-Changing Plan for the Future

Spring 2019: Volume 75, Number 1 By Marta Miranda, Psy.D., WSPA APA Council Representative On February...

Legislative Advocacy for Psychology – Spring 2019 Update

Spring 2019: Volume 75, Number 1 By: David C. Wiesner, Ph.D., WSPA Federal Advocacy Coordinatordavidwiesnerphd@gmail.com Psychology,...

ECP Committee Updates

Spring 2019: Volume 75, Number 1 By: Andrea Neal, Ph.D., WSPA Early Career Psychologist Committee Chairandreanealphd@gmail.com

The Washington Death with Dignity Act: WSPA Guidelines for Psychological Evaluations

Spring 2019: Volume 75, Number 1 Prepared By: Judith R. Gordon, Ph.D., Renée S. Katz, Ph.D., and Alison Ward,...

Spring Updates from Your DPA

Spring 2019: Volume 75, Number 1 By: Samantha Slaughter, Psy.D. Director of Professional AffairsDPA@WSPApsych.org Being the...

PLC from your FAC

Spring 2019: Volume 75, Number 1 By: David C. Wiesner, Ph.D. WSPA Federal Advocacy Coordinatordavidwiesnerphd@gmail.com Hello...

Chapter 1 Update

Spring 2019: Volume 75, Number 1 By: Jameson C. Lontz, Ph.D. Chapter 1 Presidentdrlontz@bluemountainpsychology.com Hello WSPA...

A Message from The Trust CEO

There are always many exciting things going on at The Trust, and I like to keep you updated through our annual report;...

New Legislative Advocacy Committee (LAC) hits the ground running.

By: Shelley Mackaman, Ph.D. LAC member Advocating for psychologists and for mental/behavioral health public policy issues in our state has been...
WSPA Trustees get to the business of 2019 strategic planning

Leavenworth sets the stage for WSPA Strategic Planning

The WSPA Board of Trustees met in the beautiful town of Leavenworth, WA to elect new officers and make plans for 2019....

WSPA Articles

2019 Fall Convention starts this Friday

By: Sonia Venkatraman, Ph.D., Convention Chair Ten months of planning will come together this Friday at our Fall Convention. As with last year, we have a slate of high-quality...

WSPA approved for Homestudy CE

By: Marvo Reguindin, Executive Director We recently received great news from APA's Office of CE Sponsor Approval (CESA) that our Homestudy application has been approved to offer webinars. Homestudy...

APA Awards WSPA a Grant to Pursue Prescribing Psychology

By: David Shearer, PhD, Clinical and Prescribing Psychologist APA Services, through the Practice Directorate of APA, offers grants up to $10,000 to state psychological associations to promote or defend...

I am a psychologist, because…

By: Dominika Breedlove, Psy.D. President Dear Colleagues, I hope the subject line got your attention and maybe even intrigued you somewhat? “I am a psychologist, because…” is...

Making Community Service Work in a Busy Life

By: Wren Hudgins, Ph.D. It would be easy to say that I didn’t plan my life in private practice very well.  I conducted it at a torrid pace that probably cheated...

Self-care for psychologists

by Erica Wise, Ph.D. contributor to APA's Progress Notes The term “self-care” is having a major moment as more people report seeking ways to lower their stress levels and...

The next evolution of APA’s and WSPA’s Disaster Resource Network

As part of APA’s ongoing transformation, their Disaster Resource Network (DRN) program is also transitioning to its next evolution. The primary objective of the new program will provide disaster mental health information,...

Board of Trustees Expansion/Redesign

By: Dominika Breedlove, Psy.D. President Dear Colleagues, It has been an honor to serve as your Board of Trustees (BOT) President for the past five months. It...

ECP Survey

Spring 2019: Volume 75, Number 1 By: Andrea Neal, Ph.D., WSPA Early Career Psychologist Committee Co-Chairandreanealphd@gmail.com Almost all state psychological associations are grappling with the...
RxP Survey Results

WSPA Endorses RxP: Results of a Statewide Survey

Spring 2019: Volume 75, Number 1 By: David Shearer, Ph.D. Clinical and Prescribing Psychologist Background In the later part of 2017 I approached WSPA...
2019 Fall Convention

WSPA Fall Convention – October 11-13, 2019

Spring 2019: Volume 75, Number 1 Planning for the 2019 convention has started with this year’s theme, “Many Voices, One Community: Shaping the Future of Psychology Together.”  Our fall convention is the...

2019 Practice Leadership Conference from Your DPA’s Perspective

Spring 2019: Volume 75, Number 1 By: Samantha Slaughter, Psy.D. Director of Professional Affairs DPA@WSPApsych.org I attended the Practice Leadership Conference (PLC) in the past...

President Elect Update

Spring 2019: Volume 75, Number 1 By: Julia Mackaronis, Ph.D. President Elect I am honored to serve as WSPA’s president-elect this year, and president in 2020....
Photo of Executive Director, Marvo Reguindin

Practice Leadership Conference 2019 – E.D. Report.

Washington Psychologist - Spring 2019: Volume 75, Number 1 By Marvo Reguindin, Executive Director This past March, I attended two days of Executive Director meetings prior...
EC60: Ethics Committee Minute

Ethics Committee Update – All Records versus Relevant Records

Spring 2019: Volume 75, Number 1 When CPS is investigating an allegation of child abuse, they often send form letters to providers asking for “any information that may be in your...
Dr Marta Miranda COR Grahpic

APA Adopts a Game-Changing Plan for the Future

Spring 2019: Volume 75, Number 1 By Marta Miranda, Psy.D., WSPA APA Council Representative On February 11-17, I attended the APA Council of Representatives meeting in Washington,...

Legislative Advocacy for Psychology – Spring 2019 Update

Spring 2019: Volume 75, Number 1 By: David C. Wiesner, Ph.D., WSPA Federal Advocacy Coordinatordavidwiesnerphd@gmail.com Psychology, as a profession, is involved in legislative activities which affect...

ECP Committee Updates

Spring 2019: Volume 75, Number 1 By: Andrea Neal, Ph.D., WSPA Early Career Psychologist Committee Chairandreanealphd@gmail.com The Early Career Psychologist committee continues to strive to...

The Washington Death with Dignity Act: WSPA Guidelines for Psychological Evaluations

Spring 2019: Volume 75, Number 1 Prepared By: Judith R. Gordon, Ph.D., Renée S. Katz, Ph.D., and Alison Ward, Ph.D. In 2009, the Washington Death with...

Spring Updates from Your DPA

Spring 2019: Volume 75, Number 1 By: Samantha Slaughter, Psy.D. Director of Professional AffairsDPA@WSPApsych.org Being the Director of Professional Affairs (DPA) is never boring, that’s for...

PLC from your FAC

Spring 2019: Volume 75, Number 1 By: David C. Wiesner, Ph.D. WSPA Federal Advocacy Coordinatordavidwiesnerphd@gmail.com Hello Fellow WSPA Members:   In mid-March the American...

Chapter 1 Update

Spring 2019: Volume 75, Number 1 By: Jameson C. Lontz, Ph.D. Chapter 1 Presidentdrlontz@bluemountainpsychology.com Hello WSPA Chapter 1 Members! Many good things have already happened in...

A Message from The Trust CEO

There are always many exciting things going on at The Trust, and I like to keep you updated through our annual report; Hot Topics on our website; our Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter...

New Legislative Advocacy Committee (LAC) hits the ground running.

By: Shelley Mackaman, Ph.D. LAC member Advocating for psychologists and for mental/behavioral health public policy issues in our state has been a primary mission of WSPA.  We work toward these goals in...
WSPA Trustees get to the business of 2019 strategic planning

Leavenworth sets the stage for WSPA Strategic Planning

The WSPA Board of Trustees met in the beautiful town of Leavenworth, WA to elect new officers and make plans for 2019. Leavenworth is where the new board president resides and it...