Member Types & Application

WCPA's membership types correspond to the stages of our members careers. All member types receive WCPA benefits and access to a welcoming community of professionals.

Full Members: Have completed a Doctoral degree in the field of psychology. Full Members must be either: licensed under Article 153 of the Education Law of New York State; or are School Psychologists, who have a Master’s or Doctoral degree and are certified under Article 143; or have a doctoral degree in psychology and are working toward licensure. Any person engaged in private practice MUST be licensed under Article 153. $110/year

Early Career Members: Meet the criteria for Full Membership and are within the first year of completing their graduate degree. $75/year.

Associate Members: Have a Master’s degree in psychology but not meet the criteria for full membership, or meet criteria for Full Membership but do not live or work in Westchester County. Associate Members are entitled to rights and privileges of full members, except for the right to vote and hold office. $75/year.

Post-Doctoral Members
Have completed a Doctoral degree and are enrolled in a post-doc training program with supervision. $60/year.

Student Affiliates: Are matriculated and enrolled as students in a recognized graduate psychology program, or are undergraduate psychology majors. Student Affiliates shall be entitled to all rights and privileges of full members except for the right to vote and hold office. Free.

Life Member:
Full Members who have reached the age of 68 years, have been members in good standing for at least 10 years, and who are fully retired, may apply to the Board of Directors to transition to Life Member. $50/year.


WCPA's membership year begins May 1st. Dues paid during application cover membership through April 30th.

Rates are prorated 50% December 1st - February 28th.

Applying between March 1st - April 30th? Receive up to two months free, your membership will expire the following year.

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