Membership Types



The following member types are members of the division and APA. As a member of both organizations you are able to vote in elections and run for division and APA positions.

  • Member
  • Fellow
  • Life-Status Member
  • Associate

The following types are members of the division only. As a division member you are not able to vote in elections or run in elections.

  • Affiliate
  • International Affiliate
  • Student Affiliate

Membership Information

The members of the Society of Consulting Psychology share a commitment to apply psychological insights for the success and fulfillment of individuals, groups and organizations. The society strives to be a strong intellectual and collegial community that is a source of valuable insights and useful resources, as we continuously expand the knowledge base of our profession.


  • Access to three division email lists (including a student-only email list)
  • Copies of the Consulting Psychology Journal (published quarterly)
  • Copies of The Consulting Psychology newsletter
  • Eligibility to apply for research grants
  • Access to distance learning seminars
  • Continuing education opportunities
  • Opportunities to join SCP or APA governance
  • Access to several regional or shared interest groups
  • and much more


SCP activities continually change and are adapted based on members needs. If there is an activity that you think should be come a priority, any member of the Leadership Council can help you move that forward.

Some of the regular activities of the division that members participate in include:

  • Annual Conference
  • Division publications (journal and newsletter)
  • Distance learning programs
  • Mentoring projects for students and early-career psychologists
  • Advocacy for consulting psychology
  • Guidelines creation and revision
  • APA task forces, boards and committees