Florida Master’s in Psychology Degree Programs and Resources

Florida colleges offering higher education psychology degree programs are indexed below by affordability. There are 18 schools offering 60 degree programs. These include the study areas of psychology, industrial/organizational psychology, counseling psychology, mental health counseling, clinical psychology, experimental psychology, forensic psychology, applied behavior analysis, psychological science, organizational psychology, community psychology, educational psychology-learning and cognition, school psychology, sport psychology, curriculum and instruction, behavior analysis, child and adolescent psychology, cognitive neuroscience, developmental science, legal psychology, cognitive psychology, neuroscience, social psychology; and human factors and cognitive psychology. There is a list of helpful, local psychology websites at the bottom of the page. Surrounding states that offer psychology graduate programs include Alabama and Georgia.

Florida Masters in Psychology

Florida Master’s in Psychology Programs

Albizu University (ABA) The AU Miami Campus offers a MS in Psychology with concentrations in: Marriage and Family Therapy, Mental Health Counseling, or School Counseling. Also offered is MS in Industrial Organizational Psychology Campus and Online, and a MS in Counseling Psychology.
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Lynn University The LU Master of Science in Psychology provides enhanced knowledge and increased skills in research, scientific writing, and information literacy, understanding human behavior, the scientific bases of behavior, and working with diverse populations. Students graduating from this program gain the knowledge, awareness and skills to work in many psychology fields plus additional fields outside of psychology.
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Trinity International University The TIU Master of Arts degree in Mental Health Counseling (MACP) equips students to integrate professional counseling with a biblical worldview. Concentrations include: Mental Health and Guidance. The program provides a strong background in counseling theory and practice while allowing students to tailor the program to their specific career interests.
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Barry University The BU Master Degree program in Clinical Psychology is based on the scientist-practitioner model of training. It is designed to prepare you for continuing graduate education and careers in the area of mental health. The program will provide you with quality academic instruction, research experience, and supervised clinical training at a variety of mental health centers. The Forensic Psychology Specialization is also available.
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Florida Atlantic University The FAU Master of Arts degree in Psychology provides graduate students with a solid foundation for doctoral studies. Graduates have pursued specialties in many areas of psychology, including developmental psychology, experimental psychology, behavioral neuroscience, neuroscience and neuropsychology, cognitive psychology and neuroscience, social/personality psychology, organization/industrial psychology, as well as clinical psychology, and counseling psychology.
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Nova Southeastern University The NSU Master's in Experimental Psychology provides students with a strong academic foundation in the theories and concepts of experimental psychology. The NSU Master's in General Psychology will prepare students to develop foundational knowledge in psychological theory and research. The MS in Forensic Psychology provides students with insight into the intersection of psychology and legal issues.
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University of South Florida The USFSP M.A. in Psychological Sciences provides study of biological, social, developmental and cognitive bases of health and human behavior, with concentrated emphasis on how adjustment in these realms serves as the platform for later health and chronic disease outcomes. Electives include: experimental and applied psychology, data analysis, infant-family mental health, ethics and cultural competence, and more.
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University of South Florida (ABAI) The USF Master of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis is designed to meet growing needs in Florida and nationally for practitioners who can work effectively in the fields of developmental disabilities, education, autism, child protective services, rehabilitation, mental health, and business and technology.
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University of North Florida The UNF Master of Science in Psychological Science is a broad based, research-oriented program intended to equip students with the critical skills and knowledge necessary for continued occupational and educational advancement in the field of psychology. The program consists of course work designed around a core curriculum of statistics, research design, substantive areas of psychology and a research based thesis.
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Florida Institute of Technology (ABAI) Florida Tech offers a Master's in Applied Behavior Analysis, a double major Master's in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and Organizational Behavior Management (OBM), a Master's in Industrial Organizational Psychology, a Master's in Organizational Behavior Management, and an online Master's in Organizational Leadership.
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Florida International University The FIU Master's in Organizational Sciences prepares students to be successful managers who can design and implement strategies that impact organizational effectiveness and increase productivity within the workplace. Course topics include the psychology of Human Resource Management, Group Behavior, Cultural Diversity in Organizations, Personality, Team Effectiveness, Personnel Selection, Leadership, Organizational Stress, and Training and Development.
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Florida International University The FIU MS in Professional Counseling Psychology is committed to preparing future therapists, counselors, consultants, and researchers, for the independent and licensed professional practice of counseling, psychotherapy, and psychotherapy research. Our program offers students a solid foundation in psychology and opportunities for specializing in a range of clinical problems and diverse populations.
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Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University The FAMU Master of Science Degree in Community Psychology has a Black Psychology and Multicultural Mental Health emphasis. Courses include: Psychopathology, Individual Personality Testing, Community Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Advanced Behavior Modification, Seminar in Theories of Personality, and more.
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University of West Florida (MPCAC) The UWF Master's program in Psychology is designed to provide a thorough foundation in psychological theories and research, as well as opportunities for applied work for those who plan to enter the job market. Students who plan to enter doctoral programs will find that we also provide excellent preparation. Concentrations include: Applied Experimental Psychology, Counseling Psychology, and Industrial-Organizational Psychology.
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Florida State University FSU offers a Master's or PhD in Educational Psychology - Learning and Cognition. The program is designed for students and professionals interested in the application of cognition, learning, and developmental theories. The Master's program is either online or on-campus. The Doctoral program is on-campus.
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Florida State University FSU offers a Master's or PhD in Sport Psychology and is designed for graduate students who wish to study in the area of sport behavior, gain skills that may be applied to enhance sport skill performance, and learn to assist athletes in resolving sport-related problems. The program provides a solid foundation in sport psychology theory, real-life situational practice, and research.
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Florida State University Panama City (ABAI,BACB) The FSU Panama City Master's in Psychology Applied Behavior Analysis focuses on analyzing and modifying behavior through environmental changes. The program gives you a chance to learn from experts in the field to become a Board Certified Behavior Analyst working in a variety of diverse settings.
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Keiser University The KU Master of Science in Psychology enables students to contribute to the profession through independent learning, scholarship, and research. Students will develop an understanding of general psychological principals and theories to include evolutionary psychology, psychopathology, human development, health psychology, and tests and measures.
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University of Central Florida The UCF MA in Clinical Psychology is designed to provide training and preparation for students desiring to deliver clinical services through community agencies and in independent practice. The UCF MS in Industrial/Organizational Psychology is concerned with the application of psychological principles to organizations.
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University of Miami (BACB) The UM Master's in Applied Behavior Analysis is a full-time graduate program for students who have earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology or a related field and are seeking further training and/or professional certification in ABA.
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Florida Doctorate in Psychology Programs

Albizu University (ABA) The AU PsyD in Clinical Psychology provides in-depth exposure to diverse populations to prepare students to offer culturally sensitive clinical psychology services to an increasingly complex world. Concentrations include: Child Psychology, Clinical Neuropsychology, Forensic Psychology, Health Psychology, General Psychology.
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Barry University (NASP) The BU Specialist in School Psychology (SSP) degree will give you the educational requirements and expertise to become credentialed as a school psychologist and work with individuals from birth to age 21. This program is designed so you can earn your MS in School Psychology and then seamlessly move into the Specialist in School Psychology (SSP) program.
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Nova Southeastern University (APA) NSU offers a PhD in Clinical Psychology or PsyD in Clinical Psychology. NSU provides the rigor and support that you expect in a doctoral program. We provide professional preparation focusing on the integration of training, research, and service. Tracks include: Child, Adolescent and Family Psychology, Clinical Forensic Psychology, Clinical Health Psychology, Long-term Mental Illness, Multicultural Track, Clinical Neuropsychology and Psychodynamic Psychology.
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Nova Southeastern University (NASP) The NSU PsyD in School Psychology prepares you to serve the educational, behavioral, social and emotional needs of students, families, teachers and staff. Collaborate closely with top-tier faculty who have built experience at the highest levels and earned the respect of their peers nationwide. Class size is strictly limited: fewer than 10 candidates are chosen per year.
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University of South Florida (APA,PCSAS,APCS) The UCF PhD in Psychology is organized into three areas of concentration: Clinical Psychology; Cognition, Neuroscience, and Social Psychology; and Industrial-Organizational (I-O) Psychology. The Department is committed to furthering our understanding of behavior and mental processes by utilizing the methods of science in both basic and applied research.
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University of South Florida (APA,NASP) The UCF College of Education offers an EdS in Curriculum & Instruction with a concentration in School Psychology and a PhD in School Psychology. The program also requires students to complete an area of emphasis as part of their studies. This allows a student to focus on one or more specialization areas within School Psychology (e.g., organizational consultation, school-based mental health services, pediatric school psychology and intervention).
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Florida Institute of Technology (ABAI) The Florida Tech PhD in Behavior Analysis graduates become behavior-analytic researchers, instructors and practitioners.
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Florida Institute of Technology The Florida Tech PhD Industrial Organizational Psychology is a balanced scientist-practitioner curriculum, with team-based coursework and research projects. Small class sizes and close mentoring from faculty members allows one-on-one attention for students. I/O faculty are active researchers who work collaboratively with colleagues around the world and students in the doctoral program.
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Florida Institute of Technology (ABA) The Florida Tech PsyD in Clinical Psychology offers students training based on a practitioner-scientist model that prepares students for entry-level positions as clinical psychologists. Several opportunities for advanced course work include: Family/Child Psychology, Forensic Psychology, Clinical Neuropsychology, and Integrated Behavioral Healthcare/Health Psychology.
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Florida International University (NASP) The FIU EdS in School Psychology mission is to prepare school psychologists to deliver comprehensive school psychological services within an urban, multicultural setting for the purpose of promoting children’s educational and psychological development. The program aims to produce graduates who are sensitive to individual, cultural, and linguistic differences and who value and protect the interests and welfare of those they serve.
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Florida International University (ABA,APCS) The FIU PhD in Clinical Science in Child and Adolescent Psychology program aims to arm graduate students with the necessary conceptual background and knowledge of the field including skills in theory construction, methodology and statistics.
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Florida International University The FIU PhD in Cognitive Neuroscience will train students to become experts in the study of the neuroscience of cognition and behavior. Students will explore the neurobiology of cognition with developmental, cognitive and clinical neuroscience researchers in the areas of sensorimotor behavior and perception, language, memory, executive function and substance abuse.
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Florida International University The FIU PhD in Developmental Science program uniquely integrates a lifespan orientation with an interdisciplinary focus on both basic and applied developmental science in an international, multicultural urban context.
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Florida International University The FIU PhD in Industrial/Organizational Psychology focuses on issues such as the psychology of Human Resource Management, Group Behavior, Cultural Diversity in Organizations, Employee Health and Well-being, and Training and Development. The program emphasizes a commitment both to research and application as a part of individual specialty area development.
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Florida International University The FIU PhD in Legal Psychology focuses on issues such as witness memory, interrogations, investigative interviewing, lineups, deception detection and juror decision-making. Capitalizing on our location in a major litigation center of of the southeastern United States, FIU is one of the few universities in the world with a doctoral concentration in legal psychology and is well-respected in psychology-law circles.
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Florida State University The FSU Combined PhD in Counseling Psychology and School Psychology is designed to enable students to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for practice as a health service psychologist in a variety of applied settings, as well as contributing to the advancement of the profession through research and scholarship.
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Florida State University (NASP) The FSU MS/EdS in School Psychology is a three-year, 76-hour course of academic study, practicum experience, and internship leading to certification as a school psychologist. Successful graduates of the program receive both a specialist (Ed.S.) and a master’s degree (M.S.) in Counseling and Human Systems with a Major in School Psychology.
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Florida State University The FSU PhD in Neuroscience is an interdisciplinary research and graduate training program. The Program's objective is to promote interdisciplinary basic research into neural processes, including the biological mechanisms underlying behavior, sensation, motivation and neurological disorders, and to provide advanced graduate training.
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Florida State University (ABA,APCS) The FSU PhD in Clinical Psychology is based on a clinical science model. We provide concurrent, integrative training in clinical science and clinical service delivery so that our graduates are prepared not only to apply current knowledge, theories, and techniques, but they are able and motivated to remain at the cutting-edge of the field.
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Florida State University The FSU PhD in Cognitive Psychology provides research and graduate training that are designed to prepare students for research positions as professors in university settings and as scientists in government laboratories, private research laboratories, and public sector organizations.
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Florida State University The FSU PhD in Developmental Psychology students receive in-depth training with opportunities for both basic and applied research, along with the opportunity for rigorous training in developmental methods and statistical procedures. The goal of the program is to prepare students for future positions as professors in universities and colleges, researchers in government and private-sector laboratories, and as educators.
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Florida State University The FSU PhD in Social Psychology involves the scientific examination of how people think about, influence, and interact with each other. The broad areas of research interest and expertise of the Social Psychology program's faculty provide several possible directions for interested graduate students to pursue including: Close Relationships, Evolutionary Psychology, Morality, Prejudice and Stereotyping, and Motivation and Social Cognition.
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University of Central Florida (NASP,NCATE) The UCF EdS in School Psychology is designed for students who wish to become certified School Psychologists. This specialist degree has a very specific curriculum to meet the respective licensing requirements for school psychologists.
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University of Central Florida (APA) The UCF PhD in Clinical Psychology prepares students to pursue careers in academic, research, and applied health service provider settings. The graduate of this training model is capable of functioning as an investigator and as a practitioner and may function as either or both, consistent with the highest standards in psychology.
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University of Central Florida (APA,HFES) The UCF PhD in Human Factors and Cognitive Psychology (HFC) is patterned on the scientist-practitioner model. Students receive training in the content and techniques of human factors and cognitive psychology-including statistical and quantitative procedures, experimental design, survey methods, computer techniques, and other research methodologies.
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University of Central Florida The UCF PhD in Industrial and Organizational Psychology provides students with training that is consistent with the scientist-practitioner model. I/O students receive training in work motivation theory, organization theory, organizational development theory, attitude theory, career development theory, decision making, human performance/human factors, assessment of individual differences, small group theory, and more.
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University of Florida (APA) The UF PhD in Clinical Psychology adheres to the Scientist-Practitioner Model of education and training. The program is housed in an independent department of Clinical and Health Psychology in a major academic health science setting. Our graduates successfully pursue careers in research, practice, or, more typically, in research-practice integration, and work in a broad range of professional settings, including academic health centers, hospitals, healthcare practices, and community agencies.
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University of Florida The UF PhD in Developmental Psychology and Research and Evaluation Methodology is a program of study for a single degree in which a student satisfies the requirements in two separate academic disciplines that offer the Ph.D. Students seeking applied careers may benefit from this interdisciplinary training.
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University of Florida (APA,NASP,CAEP) UF offers a EdS in School Psychology and a PhD in School Psychology. The School Psychology Program is grounded in a scientist-practitioner model as reflected in its commitment to a synthesis between science and practice throughout all academic and professional preparation opportunities.
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University of Florida (APA) The UF Department of Psychology offers a PhD in Psychology and a PhD in Counseling Psychology. Areas of specialization include: Behavior Analysis, Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience, Counseling Psychology, Developmental Psychology, and Social Psychology. The Department of Psychology does not offer a terminal master's degree, nor do we offer a distance-learning (i.e. online) doctoral program.
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University of Florida The UF JD/PhD in Psychology is a joint degree program between the College of Law and the Department of Psychology culminating in both a Juris Doctor and a Ph.D. in Psychology degree. Students wishing to pursue the joint psychology/legal program must be admitted to both the law school and the psychology graduate school.
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University of Miami (APA) The UM PhD in Counseling Psychology has a proud tradition of preparing students as scholars and clinicians. Firmly committed to the foundational values of the discipline of counseling psychology, including its emphasis on prevention, optimal human development and the promotion of individual, family and community well-being, our program strives to prepare students who will make a difference in the world through research, scholarship and reflective practice.
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University of Miami The UMiami PhD in Community Well-Being (CWB) trains community-engaged action-researchers committed to promoting well-being and social justice through rigorous theoretical analysis and community-based research. The program is rooted in the discipline of Community Psychology and prepares scholars for careers in academia, research, and public policy.
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University of Miami (APA,APCS) The Department of Psychology at UM offers a PhD in Psychology through four divisions. The Adult Division offers a Adult Clinical Psychology track and a Evolution and Human Behavior program. The Child Division offers a Developmental Psychology Program, a Child/Family Clinical track and a Pediatric Health Clinical track. The Health Division offers a Health Clinical track and a Behavior Medicine program. The Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience Division offers a Cognitive Psychology and Behavioral Neuroscience Program.
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Florida Psychology Licensing and Resources

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Florida Mental Health Counselors Association The mission of the FMHCA is to advance the profession of clinical mental health counseling through intentional and strength-based advocacy, networking, professional development, legislative efforts, public education, and the promotion of positive mental health for our communities. The FMHCA is the only organization in Florida directly meeting the needs of Florida's LMHCs, LCSWs, and LMFTs.
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National Latinx Psychological Association Mission is to create a supportive professional community that advances psychological education and training, science, practice, and organizational change to enhance the health, mental health, and well-being of Hispanic/Latinx populations.
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Florida Behavioral Health Association FBHA is a statewide trade association that represents over 70 community mental health and substance use treatment providers throughout the entire state. FBHA’s members span from Pensacola all the way down to Key West, treat over 500,000 individuals each year, and provide services in every county.
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Florida Department of Health Office of School Psychology Was established to ensure that every school psychologist in private practice in the State of Florida meets minimum requirements for safe practice and is responsible for licensing, monitoring and disciplining school psychologists to assure competency and safety to practice in Florida.
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Florida Psychological Association The FPA is a voluntary, member-based, professional organization comprised of psychologists. With over 1200 members, it is the largest professional organization for psychologists in the state of Florida. The mission is to advance psychology as a science and profession and improve the qualifications and usefulness of psychologists through high standards of ethics, conduct, education, and achievement.
Florida Board of Psychology The Board was legislatively established to ensure that every psychologist practicing in this Florida meets minimum requirements for safe practice. The Board is responsible for licensing, monitoring, disciplining and educating psychologists to assure competency and safety to practice in Florida.
Florida Psychiatric Society FPS is the professional organization for all of Florida's psychiatrists from Key West to Pensacola. The activities of the FPS are coordinated from our staff office in Tallahassee, Florida. We are committed to continuously improving the ability of our more than 1,300 psychiatrist members to provide quality treatment for persons with mental illnesses.
Florida Association for Behavior Analysis The 40-year old FABA is the largest statewide organization in the country that is committed to the promotion and support of Behavior Analysis. The FABA was founded to promote the ethical, humane, and effective application of behavior principles in all segments of society, including education, business, rehabilitation facilities and government. Members can become Board Certified Behavior Analysts.
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Florida Counseling Association The FCA's mission is to promote the value of professional counseling as well as supporting and unifying professional counselors in all settings resulting in high quality practices in Florida. The purpose is to promote the counseling profession through public awareness, professional development, and advocacy.
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Council of Counseling Psychology Training Programs CCPTP has had two important functions. One has been to represent the interests of counseling psychology in virtually any forum that might affect training. The second has been to support its members by disseminating training-relevant information and by providing a vehicle to communicate with one another.
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Mental Health America of Southeast Florida The MHASEFL is your voice for mental illness. Since 1957, we have remained true to our mission of promoting mental health through education, prevention, research, advocacy and empowerment.
National Alliance on Mental Illness Florida NAMI Florida's Mission is to improve the quality of life of individuals and their families affected by mental illness through education, support and advocacy. NAMI Florida is headquartered in Tallahassee, FL. and we have 24 affiliates in communities across Florida.
Florida Psychoanalytic Center The FPC promotes collegiality among psychoanalysts and psychotherapists and provides continuing education for mental health clinicians and the community in the state of Florida. FPC currently holds classes and committee meetings at its office location in Coral Gables, FL.
Southeast Florida Association for Psychoanalytic Psychology SEFAPP is a scientific and professional organization promoting excellence through quality continuing education for all mental health professionals, collegial development, and the scholarly exchange of ideas.
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