Welcome To The Colorado Psychological Association!

In light of recent events, the Board of Directors of CPA would like to be clear that we welcome people of all faiths and religious backgrounds inclusive of race, ethnicity, national origin, and immigration status. Additionally, we remain committed to upholding the APA Ethical Guidelines which make clear we must advocate for and protect the civil rights of others. We are steadfast in our commitment to standing with and as people; people of all races, ethnicities, immigration statuses, religions, genders, sexual orientations, socioeconomic statuses, ages, education levels, abilities, and sizes. You are welcome here.

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CPA Statement on the Administration's Immigrant Family Separation Policy

The Colorado Psychological Association is deeply concerned about the well-being of children separated from their families at our border. While we are relieved that President Trump signed an executive order ending this separation policy, there we still have many questions and concerns.

Our organization supports the American Psychological Association’s June 20 and June 24 statements regarding this policy and the current border situation. See links to APA statements below.

We urge you to call your members of Congress (https://www.govtrack.us/congress/members) and let them know of your opposition to these policies and the inhumane treatment of immigrant families.

  • CPA's letter to President Trump expressing our profound concern and opposition to the Administration’s recent policy of separating immigrant parents from their children while being detained at the U.S. southern border. 

APA Statements:

June 24, 2018:

Statement of APA CEO Arthur C. Evans Jr., PhD, at a Press Conference on the Administration’s Immigrant Family Separation Policy

June 20, 2018:

Statement of APA President Regarding Executive Order Rescinding Immigrant Family Separation Policy

Psychology Today article

Posted Jun 18, 2018

APA Urges Trump to Change Immigration Policy: The organization is highlighting the psychological danger of family separation.


Upcoming Event - 2018 Ethics Workshop!

  • Registration is now open!
  • October 26, 2018
    • 12:45pm -- Registration/ CE Sign-In
    • 1:00pm -- Program Starts Promptly
    • 1:00pm - 2:30pm -- John Nicoletti's Presentation
    • 2:30-2:45 -- Break (Snacks and Drinks Provided)
    • 2:45pm - 4:15pm -- Vignettes/Discussion Panel
    • 4:15pm -- Wrap-up/Sign-Out

  • Location: COPIC Insurance 7351 E Lowry Blvd, Denver, CO 80230
  • Attendance Fees:
    • Non-Member: $120
    • CPA Member: $90
    • Student Non-Member: $45
    • Student Member: $30
  • Ethical Challenges and Safety Issues for Clinicians: Strategies for Navigating Confidentiality and Acting Effectively Around Threats from Clients
    • Presented by John Nicoletti, PhD, ABPP
  • 3 CE Credits Available!
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The Colorado Psychological Association is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CPA maintains responsibility for this program and its contents.


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The Benefits of Membership

  • CPA Member Directory—free-of-charge and designed to help your fellow members and consumers find YOU!
  • CPA’s The Colorado Psychologist a bi-monthly newsletter contains commentaries, articles on national and state issues affecting psychologists, ethical issues, clinical theories and advancements and special features.
  • CPA’s E-News keeps you up-to-date on what is happening at CPA.
  • CPA Ethics Consultation - a member of the CPA Ethics Committee is on call to answer your ethics questions following APA’s Ethical Principles. 
  • CPA Networking Opportunities to share ideas, obtain feedback on issues or merely visit with your peers.
  • Volunteer Opportunities abound within the association.  Find something you are passionate about and join a committee, task force, liaison or division.
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Colorado Crisis Services

If you are experiencing a mental health emergency, please call 911 or go to your nearest emergency services center. 

Colorado Crisis Resources also provides resources for those needing assistance with 
relationship problemsfamily crises, anxiety, depression, substance abuse, suicidal thoughts, bullyingstress and disability. Access Colorado Crisis Resources through their website.

In addition, Rocky Mountain Crisis Partners can provide information on free and low-cost help. You can reach them 24/7 for mental health and substance abuse issues at 
1-844-493-TALK (8255) or visit their website. website: