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.


This new KAPA website in designed to provide a usable interactive home space, connecting members to the organization, the leadership, and each other.

The site has been introduced in accordance to the 2020 KAPA board of director's intention to facilitate knowledge and community for East Tennessee psychologists.

Look around, and see what's new!


KAPA programs are 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.


Continuing Education Presentation:

February 25 (Tuesday) at 6:00 pm

"Neurodegenerative Dementias and the Multidisciplinary Approach to Patient Care" with neurologist Roberto Fernandez, M.D., MPH, Ph.D., Director of the University of Tennessee Medical Center Pat Summitt Clinic. 

Update your knowledge regarding varieties of dementia, their presentations, suspected etiologies, and treatment. Also learn concepts and resources for family support as they experience the transitions associated with progressive neurodegenerative diseases. 


Dr. Savanna Shepherd

Behavioral Health Institute 

Ten Questions with Dr. Shepherd

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 23rd fall Psychiatric Symposium of the Mental Health Association of East Tennessee.

  When available, meals for KAPA Continuing Education presentations are no extra charge.

  Come see friends and connect!


P.O. Box 52293
Knoxville, TN, 37950
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