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HVPA seeks to advance the profession of psychology and to serve New York's Hudson Valley community. HVPA was founded in 1984. Members of HVPA are licensed psychologists who work in various settings including nonprofit agencies, community mental health clinics, hospitals, rehabilitation centers, schools, college counseling centers, and private practice. Members live and work in various regions of the Hudson Valley, including the counties of Dutchess, Ulster, and Orange.

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Hudson River Cruise

June 28th, 2015

Our final event of 2014/2015 schedule will be a cruise up the Hudson River on Sunday June 28th a 2:30 pm. It is a two hour cruise. The cruise is out of Poughkeepsie. There will also be an optional dinner get together for those who would like to keep the day going at the Ice House in Poughkeepsie following the cruise.

Highlights of this 2-hour cruise include:

  • Cruising under towering bridges
  • Passing by stately gilded age mansions
  • Soaking in picturesque mountain sites
  • FDR's home and presidential library
  • The Vanderbilt Mansion
  • Getting to socialize with your colleagues!

Right now there is a $3 discount off of the tickets (20 - 3 = 17 dollars) if we get a minimum of 20 people. Children tickets are $12 dollars each. So please RSVP me ASAP for the cruise and if you want to hang out after for dinner please RSVP regarding dinner as well. Money can be collected at the time of the cruise or you can mail your check to me in advance but I need to see first if we can get 20 reservations to get the discount so please RSVP asap. Thanks!

RSVP: glennsoberman@gmail.com

2014 HVPA EVENTS and
Community Collaborations:

June 28th, 2015Hudson River Cruise

April 12th, 2015Healthcare Reform 2.0: Overview of basics, Impact and Advocacy and the New NYSPA: Your Partner in Advocacy

March 15th, 2015Collaborative Divorce Presentation

September 21st, 2014Annual Meeting Brunch - Shadows on the Hudson

June 22nd, 2014Year end social event - Hudson Valley Renegades - Barbecue

February 15th, 2014Use of facility trained dogs in the courtroom and in trauma-informed therapy

March 23rd, 2014"GRASP: Increasing Independence for Teens and Adults on the Autism Spectrum"

Recent Events

June 28th, 2015

Hudson River Cruise

Our final event of 2014/2015 schedule will be a cruise up the Hudson River on Sunday June 28th a 2:30 pm. It is a two hour cruise. The cruise is out of Poughkeepsie. There will also be an optional dinner get together for those who would like to keep the day going at the Ice House in Poughkeepsie following the cruise.

Right now there is a $3 discount off of the tickets (20 - 3 = 17 dollars) if we get a minimum of 20 people. Children tickets are $12 dollars each. So please RSVP me ASAP for the cruise and if you want to hang out after for dinner please RSVP regarding dinner as well. Money can be collected at the time of the cruise or you can mail your check to me in advance but I need to see first if we can get 20 reservations to get the discount so please RSVP asap. Thanks!

RSVP: glennsoberman@gmail.com

Review the Recent Seminar

April 12th, 2015

Affordable Care Act for Dummies or All you wanted to ask about the ACA but were afraid to ask and The New NYSPA: Your Partner in Advocacy

Vassar Brothers Hospital Poughkeepsie, NY, Conference Room B

Dr. Somjee will provide ample time to respond to all
questions about the ACA after she covers the following topics:

  • The Affordable Care Act and basic provisions
  • Primary changes
  • The NYS of Health Challenges
  • What can psychologists do

Following Dr. Somjee's presentation, Tom Cote will present NYSPA's legislative priorities for 2015, the importance of grassroots advocacy in coordination with regional affiliates and how you can get involved.