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.

American Group Psychotherapy Association Responds to Executive Travel Ban with Organizational Statement on Inclusivity

Click here to view AGPA's statement on inclusivity.

Special Supplemental Issue of IJGP Celebrating the 75th Anniversary of AGPA Now Online!

This special issue features articles that focus on: 

  • Theory and Practice of Group Therapy
  • The Science of Group Therapy
  • The Future of Group Therapy
  • AGPA at 75: Past, Present, and Future

AGPA members receive online access to the Journal as a benefit of their membership, to access log on to the AGPA members only website using your username and password. If you are not a member of AGPA, you can order the Journal directly from Taylor & Francis.

Sign up for New Content Alerts for International Journal of Group Psychotherapy. New Content Alerts are email alerts that let you know when new issues are added to the Journal. You'll receive a full listing of the articles scheduled to appear in each issue in advance of publication.

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 at the AGPA Annual Meeting in New York City at the luncheon on March 11, 2017 (you do not need to be present to win).

The Local Hosting Society looks forward to welcoming us to New York City!

Eastern Group Psychotherapy Society, our Local Hosting Society, has created an online Hospitality Guide for the 2017 Annual Meeting.  This guide contains restaurants recommendations, local events and activities.  Click here to view this very informative guide. 

Join us for the 2017 75th Anniversary Meeting in New York City, March 6-11.

You won’t want to miss this year’s Meeting which celebrates AGPA’s 75th Anniversary. The theme is “Connecting, Educating, and Leading for 75 Years: The Theory, Science and Practice of Group Therapy.”

To view full events descriptions click on the links below:

If you haven’t registered yet, here is a registration form.

And while you’re registering for the meeting, be sure to reserve your hotel room as well at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel for the 2017 Meeting. Rates will be $259 single/double and $299 for Club Level Rooms.  Please note we have been informed that there is limited availability for rooms on the Club Level.  All room types not on the Club Level should still be available. However, if you or someone you know is experiencing any reservations issues, we encourage you to let us know as soon as possible at or call (877) 668-AGPA (2472).  To take advantage of this reduced rate click here or call 888-627-7067 or 212-581-1000. Don't delay; reserve your hotel room at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel now.

Help Build the Future for Group Therapy - Make a Gift to the Group Foundation for Advancing Mental Health

Support the Group Foundation mission to change lives through therapeutic group work by advancing the most effective and innovative approaches to group therapy education, training, research and community outreach. Your gift is particularly important as we enter the year of the 75th Anniversary of AGPA and begin a Group Foundation Campaign in celebration of this milestone, and a goal of expanding our programs for scholarships, research, society and speaker awards, agency training, community outreach and technology improvements.  Contributions can be made online at

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AGPA Awarded Accreditation with Commendation

 As a provider of continuing medical education for physicians through the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). This status is the highest accreditation the ACCME offers.