To form a community of Catholic mental health practitioner’s who can bring Christ’s healing into our profession in order to serve His Church.

Provide regular opportunities for professional development and continuing education through conferences, webinars, teleconferencing, and workshops.

Provide networking capability to its members in order to learn, encourage, support, and pray with each other. Encourage and support the presentation of scholarly work and writing that is relevant to the mission of CPA through a quarterly newsletter and eventual journal.

Work in conjunction with other organizations such as the Society for Catholic Social Scientists and the Catholic Medical Association.

Develop and maintain an interactive website that facilitates communication and sharing of information among its members.