Mission Statement of the American Academy of Clinical Psychology (AACP)
- To recognize and promote advanced competence within Professional Psychology
- To provide a professional community that encourages communication between and among Members and Fellows of the Academy
- To provide opportunities for advanced education in Professional Psychology
- To expand awareness and availability of AACP Members and Fellows to the public through promotion and education
The American Academy of Clinical Psychology will be recognized as a premier organization in Professional Psyhcology devoted to achieving excellence in evidence based clinical practice, promoting lifelong professional development and public mental health education.
The American Academy of Clinical Psychology was founded in 1993. It began as a membership organization of Board Certified specialists in Clinical Psychology who were certified by the American Board of Professional Psychology. It is now a membership organization of Professional Psychologists who aspire to the highest levels of practice. It endeavors to provide member services and to promote high standards of excellence for services by Professional Psychologists.