Fort Bend Psychological Association
Welcome to FBPA

Fort Bend Psychological Association (FBPA) was formally organized to promote psychology as a science and as a profession, to promote human welfare and mental health, to represent psychological practitioners in Southeast Texas, to uphold ethical standards for psychologists, to provide a basis for professional growth and social interaction among area psychologists, and to attract new professionals to Southeast Texas.

Serving the Communities of:
  • Sugar Land
  • Katy
  • Richmond
  • Rosenberg
  • Missouri City
  • Stafford
  • Southwest Houston

The Fort Bend Psychological Association has been in existence since the early 1990's. It was  founded to provide ongoing education to and collaboration among local psychologists and other mental health professionals. Not only does it meet these goals today, but it also serves to champion the benefits of psychology to this community.   If you are a local psychologist and you are looking to become involved in your local mental health community, please contact a member of the Executive Committee.

FBPA meets monthly to hear various topics of interest presented by subject-area experts. Meetings occur on the 3rd Wednesday of each month, and they are held in various locations. The topics and locations are updated on the Upcoming Events page of this website.


If you would like more information about joining Fort Bend Psychological Association, or if you would like to renew your dues for 2018, see the Members page of this website.





Time to Renew Your FBPA Dues for 2019!

We have had an exciting year with GREAT presentations during 2018.
More to come in 2019!

Dues are $75.00 for the year.


Need more incentive? Just look at these wonderful membership benefits:
  • Professional Development credits! The opportunity to earn up to 16-20 required PD hours each year, including 3 hours of Cultural Diversity and 3 hours of Ethics! Plus, reduced PD fees for each 3-hour training in Ethics and Diversity. (All PDs acquired through FBPA meet the requirement of Board Rule 461.11(c)(3), because FBPA is a Local Psychological Association.)
  • Monthly meetings to learn about developments in psychology AND earn PD credits.
  • Free professional posting on the FBPA website, including your contact information and a link to your website.
  • Representation with TPA through the local area society meetings.
  • Membership in the FBPA Listserve.
  • Information flow from TPA about Division/SIG activities, professional affairs, legislative issues and Texas Psychological Foundation.
  • Access to a local peer group for consultation or book study. (If you are looking for such a group, let us know.)
  • Networking with colleagues, sharing ideas, and making friends. Who is doing psychology in Fort Bend County??

Dues for membership in Fort Bend Psychological Association are $75.00 per year and are due in January.

To renew your membership, or to join FBPA, follow this link.



Fort Bend Psychological Association
presents


From Deficits to Strengths:
Changing Our Perspective on ADHD

Lindsay Asawa, Ph.D.

When: Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Time: 7:00 - 8:15
Where: Corporate Park Atrium Building, First Floor Conference Room
10701 Corporate Dr. (between US 59-S & Executive Dr.)
Stafford, TX 77477


1.5 Hours of PD.
Enjoy Free PD as a member benefit!
PD certificate for a nonmember costs $10.00.



Training Objectives:

Attendees will:

1. Consider and discuss how a deficit model has impacted clients with ADHD as well as our societal perception of this diagnosis.

2. Review the neurological differences and related challenges associated with a diagnosis of ADHD.

3. Consider and discuss how a strengths-based model is beneficial when working with and educating clients with ADHD and their families.

About the Speaker:

Dr. Lindsay Asawa completed her doctoral degree in clinical psychology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She also completed a clinical internship at Baylor College of Medicine and post-doctoral fellowship at Children’s Medical Center Dallas. For the past 10 years, Dr. Asawa has worked in private practice settings providing evaluations, individual therapy, group therapy, and parenting workshops. Dr. Asawa has specialized training and experience working with children and adolescents, abuse and neglect cases, and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Dr. Asawa is a co-owner of Missouri City Family Counseling, where she provides parent consultation and evaluations for all ages. She frequently provides educational workshops and seminars, as well as school and employee presentations and trainings. Dr. Asawa is a co-facilitator for the Fort Bend chapter of the Attention Deficit Disorders Association, where she arranges presenters for a parent support group, facilitates a teen support group, and is often a presenter on topics related to ADHD. Dr. Asawa also collaborates with the KnILE Center, a private school for students with learning differences, to co-facilitate the HELP Seminar series and provide free presentations for parents on mental health and education-related topics. More information about Dr. Asawa and her practice can be found on the website www.missouricityfamilies.com.





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