Welcome to the home of Rhode Island's Psychologists! The Rhode Island Psychological Association is the state association affiliated with the American Psychological Association. We are here to help members of the profession and the public.

We have many member benefits!

We strive to offer excellent benefits to all members of our association: practicing and nonpracticing psychologists, academic and research psychologists, affiliated professionals, and student members. We invite you to:

  • Come to one of our Meet and Greet social events
  • Attend a Continuing Education Workshop
  • Interact on our new Forum
  • Explore our clinical tools and resources in our members area
  • Update your profile and see who else is a member in our member directory
  • Call our excellent Ethics Committee with a question

Please share your ideas about other member benefits we might offer.


Mission Statement: The Rhode Island Psychological Association shall endeavor to promote the general welfare and well-being of individuals, families, groups, and society as a whole. Toward this goal, the organization strives to promote research in all areas of psychology, advance the education, training, and professional development of psychologists, to assure the highest standards of ethics, conduct, achievement, and skill, develop and promote the application of scientifically based psychological principles, provide resources to the public for information and referral for mental health services, present a strong voice for legislative and regulatory mental health advocacy, participate with other professional and community groups who share advocacy goals, provide services to the community of psychologists in Rhode Island, and advance the education, training, and professional development of psychologists to serve the growing culturally and linguistically diverse population of our state.