NLPA’s membership represents a rich diversity of national background, ethnic and cultural origin and political ideology. NLPA does not presume to speak for all Latinx psychologists or psychologists interested in Latino psychology. However, its members’ goal is to see a physical and psychological environment for Latinos in the US reflect the ideals of respect for mental health, dignity, and human and civil rights.

Membership Benefits:

  • Receive the NLPA Newsletter
  • Access to NLPA Electronic Communication List
  • Special member prices for conference, webinars, and job postings
  • Voting privileges
  • Networking opportunities
  • Opportunity for advocacy and mentorship in Latino psychology
  • Electronic access to the Journal of Latinx Psychology

Membership Categories:

NLPA does not restrict membership to anyone, everyone is welcome to join (you do not need to be of Latinx heritage to join).We encourage professionals to invite fellow colleagues, students, undergraduates and graduates to join NLPA.

  • Institution
  • Professional
  • Early Career Professionals (within 5 years of PhD)
  • Early Career Professionals (6 - 10 years Post PhD)
  • Student (Graduate)
  • Student (Undergraduate)
  • Allied Professional
  • International
  • Community Member


Is NLPA a part of APA?

No, the four ethnic minority associations of psychology have independent status. NLPA and the Asian American Psychological Association tend to meet at APA, however, the Association of Black Psychologist and the Society of Indian Psychologists have separate annual meetings.

Do I need to be a APA member to join NLPA?

No, membership is open to everyone interested in Latino Psychology, whether or not you are a member of the APA.

What is APA? (American Psychological Association)

Based in Washington,DC, the American Psychological Association (APA) is a scientific and professional organization that represents psychology in the United States. With more than 150,000 members, APA is the largest association of psychologists worldwide. Interested in becoming a member? Check out this web site for more information.