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NYSPA Membership Application

Please select one of the membership types below to get started. Membership is effective upon approval through December 31, 2020. If you have any questions or need assistance, please call (518) 437-1040 between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm or email Membership approval may take up to 2 weeks.

Click here for a printable membership application (PDF format).

Associate Members must have completed at least two (2) years of full-time graduate study in psychology or possess a master's degree in psychology. Membership dues are $40 first year and $145 thereafter. 

Full Membership may be granted to those who possess a doctoral degree in psychology or an equivalent program. Dues are $315 per year. First-time members receive a special first-year rate of $150. Additional reduced rates are available for those who are within five years of receiving their doctoral degree: $55 first year, $90 second and third years, $165 fourth and fifth years. 

Full Member Licensed - meets criteria above and is licensed in New York State.

Professional Affiliatemay be granted to persons whom Council deems to have a professional relationship to psychology.    Membership dues are $40 for the first year.

Student Affiliates shall be persons whose enrollment and matriculation are attested by proof of current registration in a graduate psychology program, in a post-doctoral re-specialization program, or in a college or university as undergraduate psychology majors. Membership dues are $35 per year.