Hudson Valley Psychological Association
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Cultivating Psychologically Healthy Communities

HVPA seeks to advance the profession of psychology and to serve New York's Hudson Valley community. HVPA was founded in 1984. Members of HVPA are licensed psychologists who work in various settings including nonprofit agencies, community mental health clinics, hospitals, rehabilitation centers, schools, college counseling centers, and private practice. Members live and work in various regions of the Hudson Valley, including the counties of Dutchess, Ulster, and Orange.

All members maintain the high standards of professional and ethical practice as mandated by licensure through the New York State Board of Education and by principles of the American Psychological Association (APA) and the New York State Psychological Association (NYSPA).If you are seeking diagnosis or treatment by a qualified member psychologist, please click here...

Please feel free to contact us with any questions you may have regarding our organization.

Colloborative Divorce

March 15th, 2015

10:00 - 12:30 PM - Vassar Brothers Hospital Poughkeepsie, NY, Conference Room B

Details to be posted soon


Healthcare Reform 2.0: Overview of basics, Impact and Advocacy and the New NYSPA: Your Partner in Advocacy

April 12th, 2015

10:00 - 12:30 PM - Vassar Brothers Hospital Poughkeepsie, NY, Conference Room B

Dr Somjee will cover The Affordable Care Act and basic provisions Primary changes The NYS of Health Challenges What can psychologists do.

Tom Cote will present NYSPA’s legislative priorities for 2015, the importance of grassroots advocacy in coordination with regional affiliates and how you can get involved.

RSVP: glennsoberman@gmail.com

2014 HVPA EVENTS and
Community Collaborations:

April 12th, 2015Healthcare Reform 2.0: Overview of basics, Impact and Advocacy and the New NYSPA: Your Partner in Advocacy

March 15th, 2015Collaborative Divorce Presentation

September 21st, 2014Annual Meeting Brunch - Shadows on the Hudson

June 22nd, 2014Year end social event - Hudson Valley Renegades - Barbecue

February 15th, 2014Use of facility trained dogs in the courtroom and in trauma-informed therapy

March 23rd, 2014"GRASP: Increasing Independence for Teens and Adults on the Autism Spectrum"

Upcoming Seminars

March 15th, 2015

Collaborative Divorce Presentation

10:00 - 12:30 PM - Vassar Brothers Hospital Poughkeepsie, NY, Conference Room B

Details to be announced

April 12th, 2015

Healthcare Reform 2.0:
Overview of basics, Impact and Advocacy and the New NYSPA: Your Partner in Advocacy

10:00 - 12:30 PM - Vassar Brothers Hospital Poughkeepsie, NY, Conference Room B

Dr Somjee will cover The Affordable Care Act and basic provisions Primary changes The NYS of Health Challenges What can psychologists do.

Tom Cote will present NYSPA’s legislative priorities for 2015, the importance of grassroots advocacy in coordination with regional affiliates and how you can get involved.

RSVP: glennsoberman@gmail.com

Review the Recent Seminar

January 11, 2015

CATEGORICAL CONTROVERSIES: WHAT IS NEW IN THE DSM-5?

The recently published DSM-5 includes many changes to the diagnostic manual and many of them are highly controversial. In this presentation, Dr. Jonathan Raskin reviews several of the major changes made in DSM-5, discusses the resulting controversies, and examines the implications of these changes and controversies for everyday practitioners.

Click here to view the presentation and read the transcript