American Psychiatric AssociationThe Washington State Psychiatric Association is a district branch of the American Psychiatric Association, the largest Psychiatric organization in the world. WSPA is a professional, non-profit corporation serving more than 500 psychiatrists in the state of Washington. WSPA advocates on behalf of members and their patients, provides quality continuing medical education programs, and educates the public on mental health issues. 


Thank you to our Presenters and Attendees at the 2022 Virtual Spring CME Meeting

Brief Psychotherapy Approaches:Targeted Interventions in the Clinic, Hospital, or Emergency Room 


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The Mission of the WSPA

To promote public understanding of psychiatry through public education, and advocacy for patients and their interests.

To provide a professional group identity among all psychiatrists in Washington State by promoting peer support and collegiality.

To promote professionalism in the practice of psychiatry by providing continuing professional education, reviewing members' professional qualifications, and reviewing ethical concerns.


Benefits of Membership

  • Advocacy
  • The Latest Research and Clinical Studies
  • Resources for You and Your Practice
  • Networking 
  • Professional Development
  • Lifelong Learning and Continuing Medical Education (CME)
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