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Please Note: In response to some questions we’ve received, just as has been true for many years, members of APA are not required to purchase products from APA’s preferred provider. Instead, decisions about which professional liability policy you purchase is a personal decision based on a number of important factors. Please also remember that The Trust does not require APA membership for a psychologist to be a policyholder.

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding APA's Announcement

The Trust has been the preferred provider of professional liability insurance for the American Psychological Association, or APA, for the past five years. That endorsement was part of an agreement between The Trust and APA. As of July 1, 2018, the relationship between APA and The Trust has ended. The Trust was very interested in continuing its relationship with APA and presented several proposals which took into account APA’s membership numbers and the many ways that The Trust provides value to APA. Unfortunately, The Trust and APA could not come to an agreement on a number of terms, and APA decided to go with another company...


Significant mental health illness (MHI) affects almost 20% of employees each year, costing employers over $80 billion annually, mostly for lost productivity and absenteeism. Anxiety, depression, and substance abuse disorders are the most common diagnoses and together account for over 30% of all short and long-term disability — although proper treatment can significantly improve mood, behavior, work productivity, and absenteeism, and is highly cost-effective for employers as most people with significant MHI don’t get treatment...



by the American Psychological Association

The California wildfires continue to impact thousands of people - whether you live on the West Coast, have family and friends in the affected areas, or you’re watching the devastation in daily news reports.

This article from the American Psychological Association offers tips to help manage your distress related to the wildfires: Tips for managing your distress related to wildfires


We join you with thoughts of comfort in helping you get through this difficult time. We hope you and your families are safe and well. Please know that we are granting additional time to renew or pay your premium if you have been impacted by the CA fires, until such time you can safely and securely do so. To report a claim for home and auto click here, or dial 1-800-2CLAIMS.



We join you with thoughts of comfort in helping you get through this difficult time. We hope you and your families are safe and well. Please know that we are granting a grace period for premium payments for areas affected by Harvey and Irma. To report a claim for home and auto click here, or dial 1-800-2CLAIMS.


What graduate students need to know about professional liability, student insurance and safeguarding their careers. Read the featured article published in the July/August 2017 (APA) Monitor on Psychology.


The Trust and the American Psychological Foundation (APF) are excited to announce the 2017 winner of the inaugural APF/The Trust Eric A. Harris Ed.D., J.D. Grant. This $5,000 grant will support an early career psychologist or graduate in their research or projects in the area of ethics and risk...


The Trust is pleased to welcome Julie Jacobs, Psy.D., JD, and Leisl M. Bryant, Ph.D., ABPP to its team of risk management consultants. Through The Trust Practice and Risk Management Association (TrustPARMA) and The Trust’s Advocate 800 Service, Drs. Jacobs and Bryant will provide ethics...


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