Committee on Professional Practice and Standards

The Committee on Professional Practice and Standards shall: 

  1. Develop and recommend to BPA standards and guidelines for providers of psychological services.

  2. Along with the Board of Professional Affairs, provide assistance to other APA bodies developing practice guidelines.

  3. Monitor, evaluate, and develop information regarding the scientific and professional aspects of psychological services.

  4. Recommend to BPA actions to implement these policies.

  5. Monitor federal and state laws and regulations affecting delivery of psychological services to ensure the use of psychology in the public interest.

Staff Liaison

Mary G. Hardiman, MS (email)


  • 2015 Chair: Mira Brancu, PhD (2013-15)

  • Dave Corey, PhD, ABPP (2013-15)

  • John F. Curry, PhD (2014-16)

  • Michael J. Cuttler, PhD, ABPP (2015-17)

  • Scott J. Hunter, PhD (2015-16)

  • Marc A. Martinez, PhD, ABPP (2014-16)

  • Timothy P. Melchert, PhD (2015-17)

  • Amee B. Patel, PhD, MSEd (2015-17)