Foundational Member Benefits

Your first six months are free while we develop our expanded web portal and grow our community with your help. Professional dues will commence after that on a sliding scale. ($150/year)

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Be among the first professionals to help shape the future of APPA

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Receive monthly updates with news and exciting developments in the APPA community

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Make your voice heard through surveys and feedback

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Be invited to exclusive members-only events

Additional Information

Your first six months are free while we develop our expanded web portal and grow our community with your help. After six months, dues will be $150/yr based on a sliding scale.

If you would like to support us as a member or not, please consider donating.

Why Join APPA?

APPA is creating the professional guidelines and infrastructure around psychedelic-assisted therapies so everyone can safely access life-changing care. Led by a diverse group, including psychiatrists, therapists, nurses, lawyers, professors, and traditional and non-traditional medicine practitioners, we’ve founded a community to share knowledge, teach and learn from each other, and ensure transparency and accountability as PAT is adopted into mainstream healthcare.

Membership Categories

Practitioner

  • Researcher/Practitioner

  • Alternative Medicine Practitioner

  • Behavioral Health Practitioner (e.g., social worker, marriage and family therapist, counselor, therapist, psychologist)

  • Medical Professional (e.g., Doctor, Nurse, NP, PA)

  • Ceremonial Practitioner

  • Lineage Carrier (trained in lineages and methodologies that are not currently recognized or legally sanctioned)

  • Undergraduate or Graduate Student (Non-behavioral health)

  • Undergraduate or Graduate Student (Behavioral health)

  • Graduate Student (psychedelic-related)

  • Retired Practitioner

Associate

  • Policy/Legislation

  • Advocacy/Lobbying

  • Elected Official/Policy Maker

  • Legal/Law Enforcement

  • Community Organizing

  • Media/Journalist

  • Beneficiary/Client/Patient Advocates

  • Musician/Artist

  • Psychedelic-Allied Religious/Spiritual Leader

  • Psychedelic-Allied Behavioral health practitioner

  • Applied Researcher

  • Basic Researcher

  • College/University Educator

  • Education Administrator

  • Medical/Healthcare Administration

  • HR Professional

  • Business Operations

  • Organizational Leadership

  • Philanthropy

  • Social Scientist

  • Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Which category should I choose?

Choose Practitioner if...

You are a psychedelic practitioner or researcher, a student aspiring to practice or research PAT, or are a retired practitioner. 

Example backgrounds include: Behavioral Health, Nontraditional Health, Ceremonial Use, Legalized Use, Lineage Keeper, Etc.

Choose Associate if...

You are not a PAT practitioner, but are in a field that can contribute to aspects of PAT.

Example backgrounds include: Education, Healthcare, Art, Music, Law, Policy, Advocacy, Business Operations, Philanthropy, Etc.

Have more questions? Contact Us.

The Future of APPA

In December foundational members will be invited to submit a formal application to join the APPA community, which will include the following expanded benefits:

Phase 1 (December 2022)

Expanded web portal

Mentor matching

Discussion forums

Member directory

Connecting with other members online

Social events (online and in-person)

Interactive resources list

...and more to be shaped by our founding members!

Phase 2

Journal publications

Training program accreditation

Conventions and conferences

...and more to be shaped by our founding members!

Public education programs

Continuing education (including CME)