AAPA Statement on Student Protest


AAPA Statement on Israel/Palestine


New Release: Stop AAPI Hate Mental Health Report


Support AAPA initiatives to help APIDA/AAPI individuals in training


Condemn violence against Sikh Americans


Asian American Psychological Association


Established Since 1972

AAPA Statement on the Passing of Dr. Stanley Sue, One of the Founders of AAPA

2024 AAPA Convention: Calls for Submissions!

Hello AAPA Family!

For those who are interested and haven’t already submitted, our deadline for the 2024 AAPA Convention’s Call for Proposals has been EXTENDED! Apply soon if you’d like to present!

NEW Submission deadline: June 15th, 2024; at 11:59 PM Eastern Time 

For details and to apply: https://tinyurl.com/AAPAConvention2024

AAPA Provider Directory

The Division on Practice (DoP) in collaboration with AAPA are excited to debut our new Provider Directory which will connect Asians and Asian-Americans to culturally aware providers.  This Provider Directory is the culmination of several years of work from DoP and AAPA members who have been passionate about creating a resource for AAPA members to highlight their clinical work, and to provide access to culturally-informed treatment for the AAPI community.

Our Mission

Advance the mental health and well-being of Asian American communities through research, professional practice, education, and policy.


Explore advances in research and science of Asian American psychology and mental health with new theories and frameworks for understanding the Asian American experience and cutting-edge research using qualitative and quantitative methodologies. Be part of this cutting edge work by connecting with other researchers in this field and exchanging ideas. Visit this section to read the latest empirical studies in our peer-reviewed journal, Asian American Journal of Psychology.


Learn prevention and treatment strategies and engage in conversations on how to best work with Asian American communities. Our goal is to promote culturally competent, evidence-based and practionners experience in mental health services that meet the needs our diverse Asian American populations. This section is designed for AAPA members to exchange current and new practices in mental health in working with Asian American communities that can be used in community mental health agencies, hospitals, college centers, schools, government agencies, private practice and more.


Provide training and education for the next generation of Asian American psychologists and mental health providers and researchers. Take advantage of all the opportunities available to AAPA members, including our scholarships, awards, online forums, mentorship programs, leadership development program, and annual conventions.


Advocate for the welfare and well being of Asian Americans at all levels of government through community-engaged scholarship and practice and and partnerships with other organizations to ensure the visibility and rights of Asian Americans. Visit this section to learn what issues AAPA and members are currently advocating on, and new policies and legislations that effect Asian American psychology as well as general psychology and mental health advocacy.


President's Message

AAPA President Christine Catipon, Psy.D.

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Thank you to all the editors, reviewers, and contributors who recognized the need and value for this area of scholarship. Table of contents here

Addressing AAPl College Students’ Mental Health Needs

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