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Limited Time Offer for Discounted Hotel Room Rate for the 2016 New York Meeting ends November 30, 2015!

Reserve your hotel room at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel for the 2016 Meeting now through November 30; you will receive a special rate of $219 single/double occupancy; special rates are also available for Club Level rooms at $259 through November 30. To take advantage of this limited time offer click here or call 212-581-1000. After November 30, the rates will be $239 single/double and $279 for Club Level Rooms. Please note: Discounted reservations before November 30 require a one night  non-refundable deposit.

Complete 2016 Program information now available

Start making your plans to attend the 2016 Meeting. Join us, as we explore the theme "Transformation in Group: From Isolation to Connection" on February 22-27 in New York City.

To view full events descriptions click on the links below or click here to download the printed program:

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Sunday, December 13,2015 AGPA “Book Club” Teleconference – Difficult Topics in Group Psychotherapy: A Discussion with Jerome S. Gans, MD, CGP, DLFAGPA

This 90-minute Book Club teleconference will focus on Dr. Jerome Gans’ book, Difficult Topics in Group Psychotherapy: My Journey from Shame to Courage.  Dr. Gans will discuss what impelled him to write about the topics in his book, some of the personal experiences that helped him deal therapeutically with these topics, and why these topics are challenging.  There will be an open discussion about the articles, which the participants are expected to have read.  This teleconference is complimentary for AGPA Members.  For details and to register, log in and visit AGPA Online CE Center

AGPA 75th Anniversary Artist Call for Submission Deadline: January 15, 2016

The American Group Psychotherapy Association (AGPA) is pleased to announce a Call for Submissions for artistic or graphic images for a print project to celebrate its 75th Anniversary.  The requested submissions should be sent as a jpeg or scanned image by email to Helen Li at and be representative of and celebrate the work AGPA has done over the past 75 years.  Click here for the call for submissions information.  Deadline date for submissions is January 15, 2016.  Please feel free to share this announcement with others.

Renew Your Membership in AGPA Today

Renew your membership: online, by phone or by mail. To take advantage of online renewal, simply click this link to Log In to the AGPA website. Once logged in, select "Renew Your Membership" from the grey toolbar located at the top of the page. Contact AGPA at 877-668-2472-toll free or 212-477-2677 to renew by phone and/or to have a renewal notice mailed to you. You can also email us at


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