Knoxville Area Psychological Association

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The Knoxville Area Psychological Association (KAPA) is a regional affiliate of the Tennessee Psychological Association. As an organization, our mission is to advance psychology as a profession and a science, to promote the mental health of our community, and to further the education of its members by offering continuing education.

Member Benefits

  Stay up to date with scientific advancements of psychology through web articles and continuing education presentations.

  Partner with your peers in our active community to coordinate patient care and about research and professional opportunities.

  Enjoy discounts to attend the 25th Fall Psychiatric Symposium of the Mental Health Association of East Tennessee.

  When available, meals for KAPA Continuing Education presentations are offered at no additional charge.

  Come see friends and connect!


Upcoming Continuing Education Presentations:


Treatment of Insomnia and Related Sleep Disorders

 C. Keith Hulse, PhD, MSCP, D, ABSM

Behavioral Medicine Institute


This program is presented at the post-doctoral introductory level. The program's content is designed for psychologists who may have little or no background in the content area but who can become acquainted with the theoretical underpinnings, principles, methods, and perspectives of the content area.

From the Tennessee


State of Emergency related to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic extended to February 27, 2021 

Dear Health Care Practitioner: 
On December 22nd, the Governor issued Executive Order No. 73 to extend the State of Emergency related to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic to February 27, 2021. 
The order allows the continued suspension of various laws and regulations and other measures in these orders to facilitate the treatment and containment of COVID-19 through regulatory flexibility, promoting social distancing and avoidance of large gatherings, and protecting vulnerable populations.   

This and previous Executive Orders may be found here.
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