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.

The American Group Psychotherapy Association shares the sorrow of those in New Zealand and the bereaved Islamic community across the globe which has witnessed and suffered the atrocity of violence and killing in their place of worship. As people across nations and religions we stand together recognizing the need for tolerance, acceptance and peace.

E-Learning Book Club Event -- March 31

Doron-FriedmanJoin Yael Doron and Robi Friedman on March 31 at 3:00 PM (Eastern) as they discuss their book, "Group Analysis in the Land of Milk and Honey: Israeli Group Therapists Write About Their Groups." For more information, visit the AGPA CE Center. Participation for members is free. Participation for nonmembers is $60.00. 1.5 CE credits are available at $22.50 for members or $60.00 for nonmembers. Register Here

AGPA Connect 2020 Call for Program Proposals
Deadline is April 29, 2019

The theme for AGPA Connect 2020 is “Group: Growth and Renewal" and will take place in New York City on March 2-7.  You are invited to submit your program program proposals using the Online Submission Form. We look forward to receiving your submissions sharing your ideas, innovations, and knowledge. 

We are also accepting applications for the National Institute Instructor Designate this year. The application may be found under the Institute Section of the Online Submission Form. The deadline for applications is also April 29, 2019

The April issue of the International Journal of Group Psychotherapy is available online

This issue features articles on:

  • Integrated Group Psychotherapy Programs for Multi-Diagnosed Clients
  • Race Dialogues in Group Psychotherapy
  • A Group Analyst's Perspective on the Trump-Clinton Election
  • Home Groups: Integrating Peer Support and clinical Care in a Community Mental Health Center

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

The AGPA Facebook Group has officially launched!

The group page will provide an opportunity for group therapists and students to share all things group-related: articles and podcasts; group-related queries and questions; announcements of conferences and events; pictures; cartoons; and memes. Members and non-members of AGPA are invited to participate. Please feel free to invite your group colleagues to join. Join here:

AGPA has responded to the Public Charge Amendment targeting individuals with disabilities

The organizational response can be found here:

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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.

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