How to Join


To join Section VIII, you must be a member of the Division of Psychoanalysis (39) of the American Psychological Association.

For professionals eligible to join the American Psychological Association (APA), you are encouraged to join. If you choose not join APA, you may join Division 39 as an Affiliate Member.

If you are not APA eligible but are a licensed mental health professional, you may join Division 39.  Once you have joined Division 39 you may join Section VIII.

To join Section VIII, join online now by following the 2 step process below:

STEP 1:  – Online Membership Form

Click here to complete the membership form online.

STEP 2:  Pay Online

Click here to pay your membership dues and make contributions online.

If you do not wish to join online, please download our Membership Application and follow the directions.