Survey: A National
Psychology Guild

Survey: A National Psychology Guild


Please enter an answer for each question. DO NOT HIT THE ENTER KEY AFTER YOU TYPE IN YOUR ANSWER. Please Note: This is an anonymous survey. However, we are asking for your state, type of practice and years in practice to establish a demographic profile of all respondents. This will help with our final analysis. There are 11 questions to the survey and should not take more than a few minutes. Thank you

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1. Do you agree or disagree that psychology practitioners have issues and problems that are not being addressed or resolved by the current organizational structures in professional psychology?

A) I agree

B) I Disagree

2. Are you still in active clinical or counseling practice?

A) Yes

B) No

3. Would you like to see the establishment of a National Psychology Guild?

A) Yes

B) No

C) No Opinion

4. What do you think is the MOST important issue for practitioners That is not currently being addressed?

A) Reimbursements too low

B) Practitioners have no real power or influence in healthcare

C) Isolation from other healthcare practitioners

D) We are not being properly represented

E) All of the above

5. Would you like to have an organization that provided you with health and liability insurance and legislative help at the state and national level?

A) Yes

B) No

C) No Opinion

6. If an organization was available that was affiliated with a large national union such as the AFL-CIO, would you be interested in that type of national psychology guild?

A) Yes

B) No

C) Maybe

D) No Opinion

7. Considering your answer above, on a scale of 1 to 10 with 10 being more likely, how likely would you be in joining a psychology guild affiliated with a national union?

8. If you had to pick only ONE issue confronting practice, which is MOST important to you?

A) I am tired of being disrespected by Medicine as not being a real doctor

B) We need to have hospital, medical staff, and same privileges as physicians

C) We need to employ law suits to resolve the restraint of trade on practitioners

D) We need license mobility

E) We need to have RxP expanded to all states

F) We need to sue insurers to abolish phantom panels

G) We need a to get insurers to accept and pay for "any willing provider"

9. If you were inclined to join a national psychology guild, what do you think is a reasonable fee?

A) $17 monthly

B) $20 monthly

C) $25 monthly

D) $30 monthly

E) Less than $17 monthly

F) More than $30 monthly

10. Do you think that state associations are able to adequately resolve the many problems that occur in practice?

A) Yes

B) No

C) No Opinion

11. Do you think that APA is doing a good job representing practitioner interests?

A) Yes

B) No

C) No Opinion


Survey Completed. Again, thank you for participating.