We’re glad you asked!
GPALA offers many levels of membership to fit your budget AND get you connected in the group therapy community.
Benefits include, but are not limited to:
• DIRECTORY OF GROUP PSYCHOTHERAPY IN LOS ANGELES AREA
This is a comprehensive, cross indexed listing of member groups. You are able to add your own groups to this continually updated group directory.
• DISCOUNTS TO ALL GPALA EVENTS
Members receive special discounts to our wide selection of training in group therapy. Please see our EVENTS page for upcoming trainings.
• ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Members receive a discount to this extensive training which features master group therapists selected for their expertise in group psychotherapy, as well as didactic and experiential teaching.
• GPALA NEWSLETTER
This is our quarterly publication that features articles and information of interest to group therapists, information about local and national group therapy events, and a paid advertising section. Members receive special rates on display ads and free classified listings (30 words max).
• MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY
Add your professional information to a public list of clinicians associated with GPALA, offering you an opportunity to become part of a collective that allows you to give and receive referrals with confidence and trust.
• GPALA FORUMS
Forums offer an opportunity for professional and clinical discussion, exchange of relevant literature and research, as well as to alert an entire network of GPALA members of opportunities and new groups.
• SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Members can apply for scholarships to any GPALA event.
• SPECIAL EVENTS
This includes parties, special training salons and other social events.
• PRESENTER PRIVILEGES
As a member you are eligible to request to present a training throughout the year.
Be part of an exceptional interdisciplinary community and expand your referral base and those that refer to you.
• PERSONAL WELCOME
As a new member, you will be contacted by a member of the GPALA community who will guide and inform you about each GPALA event…and connect you with other members who could be helpful to your career!