Memberships, Licensure & Professional Ethics

Professional Society Memberships:

Dr. Knopes is a member of the following professional societies. Click on the names to link to their homepage to find more information.

American Psychological Association (APA)

APA Division 40, Neuropsychology

Washington State Psychological Association (WSPA)

The Pacific Northwest Neuropsychological Society (PNNS)


Licensure and Ethics:

Dr. Knopes is licensed by the State of Washington to practice psychology (license number PY3476). Licensure verifies the completion of the doctoral degree and a 1-year pre-doctoral internship. National and state written exams are also required to be licensed for independent practice. License maintenance requires an average of 20 hours of continuing education annually.

Dr. Knopes operates in full compliance with the professional standards as described in the Washington State Psychology Licensing Laws (RCW 18.83, 18.130, and WAC 308-122) and the ethics code mandated by the American Psychological Association.

Questions and concerns about quality of care should first be discussed with Dr. Knopes. If concerns of ethical or legal violation remain, you have the right to contact the Department of Health, Washington State Examining Board of Psychology, PO Box 47868, Olympia, WA 98504, (253) 753-2147.

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