About LPA     

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Lithuanian psychological association (LPA) is the biggest psychologists association in Lithuania, consisting of more than 700 individual members, including psychologists working in state institutions, in private practice or academic field.


There are members from different psychology fields, such as clinical, health, educational, organizational, forensic psychology, etc. LPA is an organization which actively promotes and coordinates the development of professional psychological care in Lithuania, promotes the development of a system of professional development of psychologists, seeks to contribute to the formation of the concept of professional psychology in society.


To that end:


  • LPA represents psychologists in various institutions in pursuit of common goals, as well as seeks to protect the labor, economic and social interests of their members by means prescribed by the laws and other legal acts of the Republic of Lithuania.
  • LPA promotes the development of psychology profession.
  • LPA takes care of the professional competence and qualification of psychologists.
  • Collaborates with other Lithuanian and international psychology organizations.
  • LPA seeks to develop the principles of psychology, postgraduate training, professional practice and research ethics and to supervise compliance with these principles.
  • Seeks to shape appropriate attitude of psychological, pedagogical and social problems.
  • Takes care of the welfare of society in order to reduce social exclusion and improve mental health and prevent social and psychological problems.
  • LPA maintains the professional prestige of psychologists, takes care of the quality of psychological services.
  • Consults various governmental  and non-governmental institutions in drafting laws, programs, legal documents and documents related to the role of psychologists or the phenomena being investigated by psychologists.
  • Initiates laws and their amendments to ensure the quality of psychological services and qualified psychological practice.


LPA is the member of international organizations 


European Federation of Psychologists‘ Associations (EFPA) since 1997

International Union of Psychological Science (IUPsyS) since 2000

International Test Commission (ITC) since 2002

Network of European Psychologists in the Educational System (N.E.P.E.S.) since 2009

European Academic Network: European Psychology Learning and Teaching (EUROPLAT) associate member since 2010

European Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ESTSS) since 2011

European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology (EAWOP) since 2011

The National Awarding Committee (NAC) of Lithuanian psychological  association have responsibility for awarding EuroPsy in Lithuania. The National Awarding Committee (NAC) of Lithuanian psychological association is responsible for installation of certification procedures in Lithuania. More about EuroPsy certificate in Lithuania can be found here.

All registered European psychologists and information about them can be found here.






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About LPA