Collin County Psychological Association

Collin County Psychological Association is for psychologists to assist with networking, continuing education, and practice opportunities.

The Collin County Psychological Association is a Local Area Society (LAS) brand of the Texas Psychological Association. It is our goal to provide a forum for growth, development and to provide opportunities for connection and networking for psychologists in North Texas. CCPA strives to provide resources and education regarding mental health and wellness for the community at large. As a member, you gain access to many benefits including: -Earn your TSBEP required Professional Development hours through attendance of the monthly luncheon workshops. -Earn your mandatory Ethics and Multicultural/Diversity PD hours -Professional listing in DocFinder advertising your professional endeavors and contact information to the community and other professionals looking for referrals -Monthly opportunities to network with other psychologists through professional development workshops and social events.

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[04/28/20]   Hello All! CCPA is currently looking for people to fill the positions of Treasurer and Secretary. If you, or anyone you know, is interested, please let us know!

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Telehealth Referral List

Hello all! Just a reminder that a number of our local psychologists are completing their sessions via telehealth! For a list of providers available through this method, please check the following link: In order to facilitate referrals during the COVID -19 pandemic, CCPA has compiled a list of CCPA members who are offering telehealth services and accepting new clients at this time. Please click here for a List of CCPA Telehealth Providers.

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Just a reminder to all that your psychologists are here to help during these stressful times! Many psychologists have moved to virtual options to adapt to the current coronavirus situation. If you or a loved one is having a hard time managing stress, we would encourage you to reach out to a potential provider. For a list of our providers, please visit the following link: Christy Stammen, PhD1700 Alma DriveSuite 205Plano, TX 75075972-509-2611 ext [email protected]: adults, teens, kids, couples; anxiety, depression, relationships

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We are thrilled to announce the speakers for our upcoming Annual Ethics & Diversity Workshop! CEUs provided for psychologists, social workers, and LPCs. Please help us in spreading the word and sign up on our website by January 20th for discounted rates!

Are you in a social media bubble? Here's how to tell Seeing conflicting opinions in your feed causes psychological discomfort, but not seeing them creates a warped reality. Here’s how to curate a more well-rounded feed.

'Escape The Bubble' And Learn From Opposing Views It would be a very boring world if everyone agreed on every issue. So disagreement is okay. We just need to disagree better. Try this expert advice.

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[09/26/19]   Hello psychologists! Just a reminder that we have our monthly CE meeting tomorrow, 9/27/19. We will be featuring Michael Leach, PhD, who will be presenting on Attachment Disruptions and the Contributions to Development, Addiction and Trauma. Join us at Napoli’s Italian Restaurant at 2865 McDermott Drive, Suite 235, Plano, TX 75025!

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