Looking for a psychologist?
Usually you can work through problems yourself or with the support of family and friends. But sometimes you may need someone with special skills, training, and experience to help you. That's when you may want to talk to a licensed psychologist. If you would like the name of a qualified psychologist in your area, please visit our Psychologist Locator.
Bringing Psychology to the Public
The Pennsylvania Psychological Association (PPA) promotes the science and practice of psychology by supporting psychologists to meet the evolving needs of the public. We are the voice of psychology in Pennsylvania and have over 3,000 psychologist members throughout the state. PPA is committed to providing educational resources for the public that illustrate the expertise psychologists possess to help improve lives, families, workplaces, and communities.
Of all the different mental health professionals, psychologists have the most comprehensive training. Their expertise spans the mind and its inner workings, communication, relationships, values, and our interaction with the world around us.
Recent studies and media reports conducted by the American Psychological Association have shown that more people than ever realize that physical health and mental health are intertwined and that psychologists are at the forefront of this public awareness.
Many people benefit from the professional guidance of a licensed psychologists who can help them recognize the health benefits of caring for both mind and body.