Nevada Psychological Association

Established in 1988, the Nevada Psychological Association (NPA) is a 501c(6) non-profit professional association representing licensed psychologists and others affiliated with the delivery of psychological services in the state of Nevada.

Our mission is to advance and represent psychology as a science and a profession, as well as to serve the professional needs of its membership and the community. NPA is committed to the following core values:

  • Diversity, inclusion and social justice
  • Application of knowledge based on scientific methods
  • Ethical behavior
  • Support, advocacy and mentorship of psychologists

Our members are psychologists, psychology students and affiliated or associated others interested in psychology and the mental health field.  We are also proud to say that we have strong membership involvement from both undergraduate and graduate students in psychology. 

NPA Promotes Social Welfare and Education

  • Advocacy for psychology, psychological services, and the mental/behavioral health needs of Nevadans through the NPA Legislative Committee at the State Legislature and at the Federal level in Washington, D.C.
  • Presentations and outreach to businesses and community groups though public education programs that enhance the general understanding of psychology and psychological services

Our Initiatives Include:

  • State and Federal Advocacy
  • Promoting Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
  • Training and Early Career Support for Psychologists
  • Psychological Referral Services
  • Public Education Campaigns


If you or someone you know is struggling or in crisis, help is available. Call or text 988 or chat



Find a Psychologist

Are you looking for a referral to a psychologist in the state of Nevada? Click link below to be directed to our Psychologist Locator Service. This service is being provided by the Nevada Psychological Association (NPA) as a courtesy to consumers, NPA’s members, and referral organizations/sources. Click link below to be directed to our Find a Psychologist Referral Service

Find A Psychologist Locator Service









12/6/23 UNLV shooting:

Our thoughts and prayers go out to all those who have been impacted by this devastating event. The well-being of our community is our top priority, and we want to extend our heartfelt condolences to the victims, their families, and all those affected by this senseless act of violence. NPA has compiled a list of resources for those impacted by this tragedy.

Click here for a list of local and national resources


Gaza–Israel Conflict: 

Below, we have assembled a list of resources to provide support through this challenging time. For those directly impacted, and for those deeply impacted around the world, we know that these horrifying events may affect mental health. We have also compiled a list of reputable charities to further assist the people of Israel and Palestine during this conflict.

Top-Rated Charities Providing Aid
Click link below for a list of legitimate, efficient, and accountable charities involved in efforts to aid and assist the people of Israel – Palestine during active conflict in the region.

Click here to view list of Charities

Resources to Provide Support
NPA recognizes that our Nevada community will be affected by these events and the ongoing crisis in different ways. At the same time, as psychologists, we frequently serve as guides in mediating conflict, modeling respectful dialogue, and aiding and comforting people in need. Many of us will need to draw on those skills and that expertise int he weeks to come, while also managing our own emotions.

Click here for a list of Resouces

Click here
to view Statement released by APA on October 11th, 2023 in reaction to the atrocities in the Middle East