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American Psychological Association
750 First Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002-4242

Telephone: (800) 374-2721 or (202) 336-5500

Contact the Service Center Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. ET, on any matter pertaining to your membership, to check your print and/or electronic journal subscription, to place an order for an APA book or other APA publication, to check the status of an order, or to obtain pricing information on books, journals and other products.

Advertising

Phone numbers and email addresses for advertising contacts across APA.

Advocacy

To learn how APA advocates on Capitol Hill and among other professional societies for legislation and issues affecting the practice of psychology, see the APA Practice Organization website or email the Practice Organization.

For advocacy of education, science, and public interest issues, see Advocacy at APA or contact Government Relations.

APAGS

See the American Psychological Association of Graduate Students site. For more information email the APAGS Office.

APA Style

Contact APA Style. For questions about APA Style, see APA Style Help or email the APA Style Experts.

Boards and Committees

Find information on APA Boards and Committees including elections and meetings, or email the Governance Office.

Books

Find and order APA Books. If questions remain, contact APA Books.

Center for Workforce Studies

For survey reports and data on education and employment (including salaries), see Reports and Data, or contact the Center for Workforce Studies.

Children's Books

Magination Press publishes books about children's special concerns, like ADD, fear of the dark, death and dying, and more. Visit Magination Press or contact Magination Press.

Continuing Education

For information about continuing education credits and programs, go to Continuing Education or contact the CE office.

Convention

Find APA Annual Convention information or contact us concerning the convention.

Databases

For questions or problems with any of the APA databases, please contact us.

Directions to APA

Basic driving directions to APA are available at Directions.

Divisions

Find a division listing or email Division Services.

Education Directorate

See frequently asked questions for Accreditation or contact the Education Directorate.

Ethics

Find the Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct.

Find instructions on how to file an ethics complaint. Please note that APA has jurisdiction to investigate complaints regarding only APA members.

For questions about the Ethics Code and non-complaint-related issues, we request that you phone the Ethics Office directly at (202) 336-5930 or use APA's toll free number (800) 374-2721 and follow the oral directions to reach extension 5930. The complexity involved in responding to ethics matters precludes using email; and very often, a brief telephone conversation can more quickly target the issue involved and facilitate our response.

Executive Office

Email the Executive Office.

Finance & Administration

Email the Finance Office for questions related to APA:

  • Account receivable invoices.

  • Payments paid by Accounting Clearing House (ACH), and wire payments.

  • IRS W-9 forms.

  • 1099 forms issued by APA.

For other APA inquiries: email the following offices: 

  • Membership payments, dues, subscriptions, journals, communications, benefit inquiries: contact Membership

  • Book order inquiries: email Books/Order.

  • Graduate student information inquiries: contact APAGS.

  • International degrees and licensing inquiries: contact the Practice Directorate or Office of International Affairs.

  • Educational program inquiries: contact the Education Directorate.

Governance

Find information on the governing bodies of APA — including bylaws, rules, boards and committees, elections and meetings — or email the Governance Office.

Information Technology Services (ITS)

Email ITS.

International Affairs

Find APA international programs and international psychology associations at Programs and Associations or contact the Office of International Affairs.

Jobs

Find information on selected APA Job Openings.

Journals

Send subscription questions to Subscriptions. For other journals questions, email Journals.

Email letters to the editor of American Psychologist.

Mailing Address & Phone Numbers

American Psychological Association
750 First Street, NE Washington, DC 20002-4242
(800) 374-2721
(202) 336-5500

Media

Find press releases, position papers and information for the media at Public Affairs Press Room or find contact information for the Office of Public Affairs.

Submit questions about APA websites through the Support Center Form.

Submit a letter to the editor of the Monitor on Psychology .

Media Referral Service

APA can provide referrals for the news media to experts in a wide variety of issues. Please see the American Psychological Association Media Referral Service.

Membership

Find information on membership types, benefits and dues at Membership. Learn how to renew your membership.

Monitor on Psychology

For questions about Monitor subscriptions, email Subscriptions. To send feedback or letters to the editor, email the Monitor . To place an ad, email Advertising.

Office of the President

For a welcome from the APA president and information about APA presidential activities, visit the APA President page.

Orders

To order publications or inquire about the status of your order, see Ordering Information, email Publications or call (800) 374-2721.

Permissions & Copyright

For information about copyright and permission to use APA material, see APA Copyright and Permissions Information. For questions, contact Permissions.

Practice Directorate

The Practice Directorate is involved in a broad range of activities in support of psychology practitioners and mental health consumers,including licensure issues. Find contact information for the Practice Directorate or email one of the offices below:

  • Main

  • Communications

  • Governance Operations

  • Government Relations

  • Legal and Regulatory Affairs

  • Practice Research and Policy

  • Public Relations

  • State Advocacy

PsycINFO®

See the PsycINFO site.

For questions or problems with PsycINFO Online or PsycINFO Direct, email Customer Service.

Public Affairs

Send general questions about APA to the Public Affairs Office. Email questions about international programs to the International Affairs Office.

For immediate assistance after normal business hours (8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.), please contact Jim Silwa at (301) 873-3129.

Public Interest Directorate

Public Interest programs address issues related to aging; AIDS; children, youth, and families; disability; ethnic minorities; LGBT concerns; violence; urban initiatives; public interest policy advocacy and women. For information on these topics, see the Public Interest site or contact the Public Interest Directorate.

Public Policy

For information on federal legislative advocacy in the behavioral sciences, contact Government Relations.

Publications & Databases

Email questions about electronic products and member database packages to the Service Center. Find contact information for APA Publications or email APA Books, APA Journals or APA Databases/PsycINFO® User Services.

Referrals

We cannot respond to specific questions regarding personal situations, appropriate diagnosis or treatment, professional resources available in your area or otherwise provide any clinical opinions. If you believe you might benefit from the services of a mental health professional, please visit the Psychologist Locator to receive a referral to a psychologist in the United States or Canada. If you live elsewhere, contact your national psychological association or a local mental health facility. If you believe you need immediate assistance, please call your local emergency number or the mental health crisis hotline listed in your local phone book's government pages.

Some State Psychological Associations also provide local referrals.

Rural Psychology

See the Rural Health site or email Rural Psychology.

Science Directorate

Contact the Science Directorate.

Subscriptions

To subscribe to APA Journals, see Journals. Email questions about subscriptions to Subscriptions.

Support Center

If you can't find what you are looking for, submit your question to the APA Customer Support Team.

Testing

See Test Resources or email Testing.

Videos

Buy APA Videos online. For questions about orders email Orders.

Website/Internet

If you have questions or comments about our website, or the information and services provided, email the website editor. If you need to report problems with electronic products, search engines, or ordering of APA databases or books, please email Customer Service.