Top Psychology Resources in the U.S.

There are hundreds of associations, organizations, agencies, consortiums, societies, institutes, boards, and other groups in the United States that help support and encourage growth in the field of psychology. The following U.S. psychology resources are sorted by popularity and can be searched with specific terms using the instant search filter box. They also can be searched alphabetically by clicking on the blue resource bar. Helpful search terms for specific topics might include (to name a few): certification, exam, internship, clinical, forensics, child, family, marriage, social, women, gender, autism, and geriatrics. State specific resources can be found on individual state pages.

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National Institute of Mental Health The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is the lead federal agency for research on mental disorders. NIMH is one of the 27 Institutes and Centers that make up the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the largest biomedical research agency in the world. NIH is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
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American Psychological Association APA is the leading scientific and professional organization representing psychology in the United States, with more than 133,000 researchers, educators, clinicians, consultants and students as its members. Our mission is to promote the advancement, communication, and application of psychological science and knowledge to benefit society and improve lives.
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National Alliance on Mental Illness NAMI is the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. Today, we are an alliance of more than 600 local affiliates who work in your community to raise awareness and provide support and education that was not previously available to those in need.
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Association for Psychological Science The APS is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of scientific psychology and its representation at the national and international level and is the global scientific home of more than 25,000 leading psychological science researchers, practitioners, teachers, and students across all continents.
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American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry The AACAP was established in 1953 and is the leading national professional medical association dedicated to treating and improving the quality of life for children, adolescents, and families affected by these disorders. The mission of AACAP is to promote the healthy development of children, adolescents, and families through advocacy, education, and research, and to meet the professional needs of child and adolescent psychiatrists throughout their careers.
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APA Psychologist Locator The Psychologist Locator makes it easy for you to find practicing psychologists in your local area. The Psychologist Locator lets you consider many factors in searching for psychologists, including their areas of specialization, gender, insurance accepted, languages spoken and much more.
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American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy The American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) is the professional association for the field of marriage and family therapy. We represent the professional interests of more than 50,000 marriage and family therapists throughout the United States, Canada and abroad.
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American Psychiatric Association The APA is to be the premier psychiatric organization that advances mental health as part of general health and well-being and is an organization of psychiatrists working together to ensure humane care and effective treatment for all persons with mental illness, including substance use disorders. APA has more than 37,000 members involved in psychiatric practice, research, and academia representing the diversity of the patients for whom they care.
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Bureau of Labor Statistics for Psychologists The BLS for Psychologists page contains information and statistics on psychologists such as: what they do, their work environment, how to become a psychologist, median annual salaries, job outlook, and more.
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American Association of Community Psychiatry The AACP is a network of community psychiatrists, and other psychiatric care practitioners from across the country who work together to promote resiliency and recovery-oriented psychiatric services for individuals, families and communities where and when its needed.
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Society for Neuroscience SFN is the world’s largest organization of scientists and physicians devoted to understanding the brain and the nervous system. Founded in 1969, the Society for Neuroscience now has more than 36,000 members in more than 95 countries. It's mission is to advance the understanding of the brain and the nervous system by bringing together scientists of diverse backgrounds and provide professional development activities, information, and educational resources for neuroscientists at all stages of their careers.
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National Association of School Psychologists NASP is a professional association representing more than 25,000 school psychologists, graduate students, and related professionals throughout the United States and an additional 25 countries worldwide. As the world's largest organization of school psychologists, NASP works to advance effective practices to improve students' learning, behavior, and mental health. Our vision is that all children and youth thrive in school, at home, and throughout life.
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American Psychological Association of Graduate Students APAGS builds a better future for psychology by serving as a united voice to enrich and advocate for graduate student development. APAGS aspires to achieve the highest quality graduate training experience for the next generation of scientific innovators, expert practitioners and visionary leaders in psychology.
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American Journal of Community Psychology The AJCP publishes research, theory, and descriptions of innovative interventions on a wide range of topics in community psychology. It is the official publication of the Society for Community Research and Action: The Division of Community Psychology of the American Psychological Association.
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Social Psychology Network SPN was founded by Scott Plous in 1996 is one of the largest internet sites devoted to psychological research and teaching. It's mission is to promote peace, social justice, and sustainable living through public education, research, and the advancement of psychology.
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List of American Psychological Association and Affiliated Journals APA is proud to publish over 90 peer reviewed journals panning the breadth and depth of psychology, many published in partnership with APA's specialty Divisions and other national and international societies.
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Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology SIOP is the premier professional association for the science and practice of I-O psychology. While an independent organization with its own governance, SIOP also represents Division 14 of the American Psychological Association and is an organizational affiliate of the Association for Psychological Science.
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Behavior Analyst Certification Board The BACB has been the leader in behavior analyst certification for over two decades. The BACB is a nonprofit corporation that was established in 1998 to meet professional certification needs identified by behavior analysts, governments, and consumers of behavior-analytic services. The BACB’s mission is to protect consumers of behavior-analytic services by systematically establishing, promoting, and disseminating professional standards of practice.
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Journal of Health Psychology An international peer-reviewed journal that aims to support and help shape research in health psychology from around the world. It provides a platform for traditional empirical analyses as well as more qualitative and/or critically oriented approaches. It also addresses the social contexts in which psychological and health processes are embedded.
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Psych Web Dedicated to students and teachers of psychology. It contains career advice for psychology majors, a review of psychology and religion as an academic discipline, and a full-length, free introductory psychology textbook.
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Society for Personality and Social Psychology The Society for Personality and Social Psychology, founded in 1974, is the world’s largest organization of social and personality psychologists. With over 7,500 members, SPSP strives to advance the science, teaching, and application of social and personality psychology. The core focus of SPSP is to serve its members through educational events, networking opportunities, resources, science funding, publication and promotion of research, and mentoring the next generation of social and personality psychologists.
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The American Journal of Psychology The AJP was founded in 1887 by G. Stanley Hall and was edited in its early years by Titchener, Boring, and Dallenbach. The Journal has published some of the most innovative and formative papers in psychology throughout its history. AJP explores the science of the mind and behavior, publishing reports of original research in experimental psychology, theoretical presentations, combined theoretical and experimental analyses, historical commentaries, and in-depth reviews of significant books.
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PSI CHI, The International Honor Society in Psychology Founded in 1929, the Psi Chi mission is to encourage, stimulate, and maintain excellence in scholarship of the individual members in all fields, particularly in psychology, and to advance the science of psychology.
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American Psychiatric Association Publishing Is the world’s premier publisher of books, journals, and multimedia on psychiatry, mental health, and behavioral science. We offer authoritative, up-to-date, and affordable information geared toward psychiatrists, other mental health professionals, psychiatric residents, medical students, and the general public.
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Science Direct Cognitive Psychology Journal Cognitive Psychology publishes articles that make important theoretical contributions in any area of cognition, including memory, attention, perception, language processing, categorization, thinking, and reasoning. The development and decline of cognitive processes as a function of maturation and aging are also relevant topics. Cognitive Psychology specializes in longer, more integrative articles that have a major impact on theories of cognition.
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APA Divisions APA’s 54 divisions are interest groups that represent subdisciplines of psychology (e.g., experimental, social, or clinical) while others focus on topical areas such as aging, ethnic-minorities or trauma.
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APA Find a Psychiatrist Find a psychiatrist that specializes in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental illness and substance abuse disorders. This is an APA opt-in database.
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Mitch's Uncensored Advice for Applying to Graduate School in Clinical Psychology This brief guide is designed to provide an overview of different types of possible career options in the mental health industry, as well as specific information about the application process for a common option: the clinical psychology doctoral (Ph.D.) program.
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APA Society of Clinical Psychology The mission is to represent the field of Clinical Psychology through encouragement and support of the integration of clinical psychological science and practice in education, research, application, advocacy and public policy, attending to the importance of diversity.
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Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies The ABCT is a multidisciplinary organization committed to the enhancement of health and well-being by advancing the scientific understanding, assessment, prevention, and treatment of human problems through the global application of behavioral, cognitive, and biological evidence-based principles.
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Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology ACEP is a charitable nonprofit, professional organization dedicated to the research, education and promotion of energy psychology and energy practices among health professionals and the public throughout the world. Our goal is to resolve the effects of stress and trauma and optimize well being by integrating energy psychology and energy practices throughout community and healthcare systems.
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Elsevier Journals in Psychology Publishes journals covering Applied Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Educational Psychology and Social Psychology and Cognitive Science and Cognitive Neuroscience.
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Society for Judgment and Decision Making The SJDM is an interdisciplinary academic organization dedicated to the study of normative, descriptive, and prescriptive theories of judgments and decisions. Its members include psychologists, economists, organizational researchers, decision analysts, and other decision researchers. It also publishes the journal Judgment and Decision Making.
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American Board of Professional Psychology The ABPP serves the public by promoting provision of quality psychological services through the examination and certification of professional psychologists engaged in specialty practice. Board Certification through the ABPP provides peer and public recognition of demonstrated competence in its affiliated specialty areas. Additionally, Board Certification through ABPP provides the professional with increased opportunities for career growth, including employability, mobility, and financial compensation.
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American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology The ABPN is dedicated to serving the public interest and the professions of psychiatry and neurology by promoting excellence in practice through certification and maintenance of certification processes. These processes are designed to identify qualified specialists through rigorous credential and training requirements and successful completion of board examinations for psychiatry, neurology, or neurology with special qualification in child neurology.
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Consortium for Research on Emotional Intelligence in Organizations The mission of CREIO is to advance research and practice of emotional and social intelligence in organizations through the generation and exchange of knowledge. The Consortium was founded in the spring of 1996 with the support of the Fetzer Institute. Its initial mandate was to study all that is known about emotional intelligence in the workplace.
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International Society of Political Psychology The ISPP is an interdisciplinary organization representing all fields of inquiry concerned with exploring the relationships between political and psychological processes. Members include psychologists, political scientists, psychiatrists, historians, sociologists, economists, anthropologists, as well as journalists, government officials and others.
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Wiley International Journal of Psychology The IJP advances psychological research of interest and relevance for the human condition around the world and serves as the outlet for internationally relevant basic and applied research in scientific psychology.
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American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry AAAP are psychiatrists, faculty, medical students, residents and fellows and related health professionals committed to evidence-based clinical practices and research in the prevention, identification and treatment of substance use disorders and co-occurring mental disorders.
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Cognitive Neuroscience Society The CNS is committed to the development of mind and brain research aimed at investigating the psychological, computational, and neuroscientific bases of cognition.
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International School Psychology Association In the early 1970s a group of school psychologists from different parts of the world, under the leadership of the late Calvin D. Catterall, came together to form an International School Psychology Committee in order to promote worldwide cooperation amongst school and educational psychologists. The number of psychologists committed to this aim grew steadily until in 1982 the International School Psychology Association. The ISPA provides training, resources, and a global community to school psychologists or those interested in the field.
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American Psychoanalytic Association APsaA is the oldest national psychoanalytic organization in the nation. APsaA as a professional organization for psychoanalysts, focuses on education, research and membership development.
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Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers The APPIC organization exists to provide a service to members who are interested in the training of doctoral and postdoctoral psychologists as well as the working with the National Match Program that places psychology doctoral students in internships.
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American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law The AAPL is an organization of psychiatrists dedicated to excellence in practice, teaching, and research in forensic psychiatry. The AAPL promotes scientific and educational activities in forensic psychiatry by facilitating the exchange of ideas and practical clinical experience through publications and regularly scheduled national and regional meetings.
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American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry The AAGP is a membership association of nearly 2,000 geriatric psychiatrists and other health care professionals in the United States, Canada, and abroad, dedicated to the mental well-being of older adults. The AAGP is the only national association that has products, activities and publications, which focus exclusively on the challenges of geriatric psychiatry.
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American Psychiatric Nurses Association The APNA has grown to be the largest professional membership organization committed to the specialty practice of psychiatric-mental health (PMH) nursing and wellness promotion, prevention of mental health problems, and the care and treatment of persons with psychiatric disorders.
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Association for Applied Sport Psychology AASP is the leading organization for sport psychology consultants and professionals who work with athletes, coaches, non-sport performers (dancers, musicians), business professionals, and tactical occupations (military, firefighters, police) to enhance their performance from a psychological standpoint.
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Association for Behavior Analysis International Since 1974, the ABAI has been the primary membership organization for those interested in the philosophy, science, application, and teaching of behavior analysis. ABAI provides many services to its members and the field including the following: Events, Jobs, Journals, and Affiliated Chapters.
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Society of Behavioral Medicine SBM is a non-profit organization that brings together multiple independent disciplines: from nursing, psychology, and medicine to public health to provide new perspectives and progress on human behavior, health, and illness.
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Academy for the Psychoanalytic Arts The Academy's mission is to advance the study of psychoanalytic epistemology, theory, practice, ethics, and education within a psychological framework consisting of philosophy, the arts, and the anthropic sciences. The Academy accepts papers and articles that support its mission of rethinking psychoanalysis as being outside of a medical model.
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International Neuropsychological Society The INS was founded in 1967 as a scientific and educational organization dedicated to enhancing communication among the scientific disciplines which contribute to the understanding of brain-behavior relationships. The mission is to promote the international and interdisciplinary study of brain-behavioral relationships throughout the lifespan. The Society’s emphasis is on science, education, and the applications of scientific knowledge.
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Psychology Tools Psychology Tools was founded in 2008 and since that time has grown to be trusted by tens of thousands of psychologists, counsellors, therapists, social workers and clinicians around the world. The mission is two-fold: to ensure that therapists worldwide have access to the high-quality evidence-based tools they need to conduct effective therapy, and to be a reliable source of psychological self-help for the public.
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Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues Founded in 1936, SPSSI is a group of over 3000 scientists from psychology and related fields and others who share a common interest in research on the psychological aspects of important social and policy issues. SPSSI affords social and behavioral scientists opportunities to apply their knowledge and insights to the critical problems of today's world. An independent society, SPSSI is also Division 9 of the American Psychological Association (APA).
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Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards The ASPPB is the alliance of state, provincial, and territorial agencies responsible for the licensure and certification of psychologists throughout the United States and Canada.
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International Association for Analytical Psychology The IAAP was founded in 1955 and is the accrediting and regulatory organization for all professional analytical psychologists’ groups. The main objectives of the IAAP are to advance the understanding and utility of analytical psychology worldwide, and to ensure that the highest professional, scientific and ethical standards are maintained in the training and practice of analytical psychologists among its Member Groups.
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APA Society of Counseling Psychology The SCP, Division 17 of the APA, was founded in 1946 to promote personal, educational, vocational, and group adjustment in a variety of settings. Presently, SCP brings together psychologists, students, and international and professional affiliates who are dedicated to promoting education and training, scientific investigation, practice, and diversity and public interest in professional psychology. SCP advocates for Counseling Psychology within the field of psychology and in the public sector.
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International Association for Cross Cultural Psychology The IACCP was founded in 1972 and has a membership of over 800 persons in more than 65 countries. The aims of the Association are to facilitate communication among persons interested in a diverse range of issues involving the intersection of culture and psychology.
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Journal of Educational Psychology The main purpose is to publish original, primary psychological research pertaining to education across all ages and educational levels. A secondary purpose of the Journal is the occasional publication of exceptionally important meta-analysis articles that are pertinent to educational psychology.
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National Academy of Neuropsychology NAN is a non-profit professional membership association for experts in the assessment and treatment of brain injuries and disorders. Members work in the most prestigious universities, hospitals and private practices throughout the world and are at the forefront of cutting-edge research and rehabilitation in the field of brain behavior relationships. The mission of NAN is to advance neuropsychology as a science and health profession, to promote human welfare, and to generate and disseminate knowledge of brain-behavior relationships.
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National Register of Health Service Psychologists Established in 1974, we are the largest credentialing organization for psychologists and psychology doctoral students. We are dedicated to improving healthcare by identifying psychologists who meet specific education and training standards, and by verifying these professionals to consumers, healthcare organizations, and regulatory bodies. We currently credential 10,000 Health Service Psychologists and have approximately 5,000 psychology doctoral student and postdoctoral trainee members of its Associate Program.
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APA Society for the Teaching of Psychology The STP, Division 2 of the APA, promotes excellence in the teaching and learning of psychology. The Society provides resources and services, access to a global collaborative community, and opportunities for professional development. The Society strives to advance the scholarship of teaching and learning; advocate for the needs of teachers of psychology; promote diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives within the teaching and learning of psychology; foster partnerships across academic settings; and increase recognition of the value of the teaching profession.
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International Psychoanalytical Association The IPA is a membership organisation and exists to advance psychoanalysis. One of our primary aims is to foster and enhance members’ sense of participation in and belonging to an international psychoanalytic organization and community. It is the world’s primary accrediting and regulatory body for the profession, and our mission is to ensure the continued vigor and development of the science of psychoanalysis.
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North American Society of Adlerian Psychology NASAP's mission is to foster and promote the research, knowledge, training, and application of Adlerian Psychology, maintaining its principles and encouraging its growth. NASAP thrives as a meeting place for a broad spectrum of professionals in fields of education, psychology, psychiatry, counseling, social work, coaching, pastoral care, business, and family education and champions the tenets of Individual Psychology through its annual conference, journals, newsletters and associated training opportunities.
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The National Psychologist (Ohio Psychology Publications) The TNP is a family-owned, independent publication and is intended to keep practicing psychologists current with news, information and items of interest about their profession. It is published six times a year.
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American College of Neuropsychopharmacology The ACNP, founded in 1961, is a professional, international organization of leading brain scientists. Selected primarily on the basis of their original research contributions, the membership of the College is drawn from scientists in diverse subfields of neuroscience, including behavioral pharmacology, clinical psychopharmacology, epidemiology, genetics, molecular biology, neurochemistry, neuroendocrinology, neuroimaging, neuroimmunology, neurophysiology, neurology, psychiatry, and psychology.
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Association of Professional Behavior Analysts The APBA is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote and advance the science-based practice of behavior analysis by advocating for public policies and informing, supporting, and protecting practitioners and consumers. APBA has memberships for practitioners of applied behavior analysis (ABA), other professionals, consumers of ABA services, and students.
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International Union of Psychological Science The IUPsyS was established in 1889 during the First International Congress of Psychology in Paris. With 82 country members and 20 affiliated organizations the IUPsyS represents over a million psychologists worldwide. As such it acts for psychology in its full breadth as a science and as a profession. The main activities of the IUPsyS focus on fostering the development of the science and practice of psychology.
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Society of Experimental Social Psychology SESP is an international scientific organization dedicated to the advancement of social psychological research. Our typical members have a PhD in social psychology or a related field, and work in academic or other research settings. SESP’s mission is to provide opportunities for direct and personal scientific exchange and collaboration among social and personality psychological scientists through its annual meeting.
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American Board of Forensic Psychology The ABFP is responsible for the certifying process in forensic psychology and was organized for the purpose of contributing to the development and maintenance of forensic psychology as a specialized field of study, research, and practice. The Forensic Psychology Specialist has been found to have the ability to articulate clearly the theoretical, ethical, and legal foundations for his or her work in forensic psychology.
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American Psychosomatic Society The APS is dedicated integrating mind, brain, body and social context in medicine since 1942. It's mission is to advance and integrate the scientific study of biological, psychological, behavioral and social factors in health and disease.
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APA Society for Community Research and Action The SCRA, Division 27 of the APA, Division of Community Psychology encourages the development of theory, research, and practice relevant to the reciprocal relationships between individuals and the social system which constitute the community context. The Division hosts a three day biennial conference and has formed interest groups in the areas of international community psychology, rural psychology, aging, applied settings, and children and youth (prevention issues).
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Articles, Research, & Resources in Psychology A psychology resource provides free access to a variety of articles from journals by Ken Pope, Ph.D
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Association for Women is Psychology AWP is a diverse feminist community of psychologists and allied professionals invested in the integration of personal, professional, and political power in the service of social justice.
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International Association of Applied Psychology The IAAP is the oldest international association of psychologists. Founded in 1920, it now has more than 3.000 members from more than 80 countries.
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American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology AACN Mission is to advance the profession of Clinical Neuropsychology through its advocacy of outstanding educational and public policy initiatives.
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American Academy of Clinical Psychiatrists AACP provides a forum to share information for psychiatrists engaged in direct patient care, and to keep abreast of the latest scientific developments relevant to the practice of psychiatry.
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American Academy of Clinical Psychology The AACPSY is an organization of Board Certified psychologists in the specialty of Clinical Psychology who have joined together to promote high quality services in Clinical Psychology, through encouraging high standards and ethical practice in the field.
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American Association of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training AADPRT mission is to promote excellence in the education and training of future psychiatrists and welcomes individual and institutional members to take advantage of its networking, educational offerings, and especially its annual meetings.
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Asian American Psychological Association The AAPA was founded by a group of Asian American psychologists in San Fancisco, California. The first core group was formed and included educators, social workers, master’s level psychologists and other mental health professionals. The group was vitally interested in Asian American psychology and mental health issues, in the training and education of Asian American mental health professionals, and in collaborating and networking with their peers.
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Society for Consumer Psychology The SCP is the premier voice to further the advancement of the discipline of consumer psychology in a global society and dedicated to the study of how people relate to the products and services that they purchase or use. Members include scholars and practitioners dedicated to the growth and advancement of consumer psychology. Consumer psychology employs theoretical psychological approaches to understanding consumers.
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Society for Psychoanalysis and Psychoanalytic Psychology Founded in 1979, the Society for Psychoanalysis and Psychoanalytic Psychology is the 39th division of APA. With more than 3,000 doctoral level psychologists, graduate students and allied mental health professionals, it is one of the largest associations of psychoanalytic professionals and scholars in the world. Our members represents the full diversity of contemporary psychoanalytic theory, research and clinical practice.
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Association of VA Psychologist Leaders The Association of VA Psychologist Leaders (AVAPL) is a non-profit organization with a voluntary membership of psychologists with various leadership roles within the Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA). Our purpose is to address the professional needs and concerns of VA psychologists. Our primary goal is to help provide the highest quality of patient care to our nations veterans.
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Christian Association for Psychological Studies CAPS is a vibrant Christian organization with a rich tradition. Founded in 1956 by a small group of Christian mental health professionals, CAPS has grown to more than 1200 members in the U.S., Canada and more than 25 other countries. CAPS encourages in depth consideration of therapeutic, research, theoretical and theological issues.
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Eastern Psychological Association EPA was founded in 1896 and is the oldest of the regional Psychological Associations in the United States. Its sole purpose is to advance the science and profession through the dissemination of professional information about the field of Psychology. EPA proudly counts psychologists of every stripe as members from clinicians to neuroscientists; from experimental psychologists to applied psychologists in private practice, industry and the military.
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Midwestern Psychological Association The MPA is a regional psychological association affiliated with the APA. Regional associations are representative of the scientific and professional interests of the psychologists within a given region of the country. The mission of MPA is to advance the science, teaching, and application of psychology with a special focus on the Midwestern region of the United States.
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Society for Psychophysiological Research The SPR is an international scientific society whos purpose is to foster research on the interrelationships between the physiological and psychological aspects of behavior. To promote this purpose, the society publishes scientific literature, including the journal Psychophysiology, and holds annual meetings for presentation and discussion of original theory and research, instrumentation and methodology, and new directions and standards in the field.
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Society for the Psychology of Religion and Spirituality Division 36 of the APA promotes psychological theory, research, and clinical practice to understand the significance of religion and spirituality in people's lives and in the discipline of psychology. The Society is nonsectarian and does not espouse or endorse any particular religious positions or beliefs. It welcomes psychologists and others from around the world interested in the psychology of religion and spirituality.
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Western Psychological Association The WPA was founded in 1921 for the purpose of stimulating the exchange of scientific and professional ideas and, in so doing to enhance interest in the processes of research and scholarship in the behavioral sciences.
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APA Quantitative and Qualitative Methods Div. 5 draws together specialists in the areas of quantitative and qualitative methods. Our membership includes specialists in the fields of educational psychology, industrial-organizational psychology, individual assessment, measurement, program evaluation, psychometrics, qualitative inquiry, research interviewing, research methods and statistics.
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APA Society for the Psychology of Women Div. 35 provides an organizational base for all feminists, women and men of all national origins, who are interested in teaching, research, or practice in the psychology of women. The division recognizes a diversity of women's experiences which result from a variety of factors, including ethnicity, culture, language, socioeconomic status, age, and sexual orientation.
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Federation of Assocations in Behavioral and Brain Sciences The launch of FABBS as an organization began on December 7, 1980, when representatives of eight organizations meeting in Chicago joined forces to promote behavioral, psychological, and cognitive sciences. We communicate the importance and contributions of basic and applied research in these areas to policy makers and the public.
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Global Journal of Community Psychology Practice GJCPP is an online journal for practitioners of community psychology and community improvement.
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Society for Humanistic Psychology The society represents a constellation of "humanistic psychologies" that includes the earlier Rogerian, transpersonal and existential orientations as well as the more recently developing perspectives of phenomenological, hermeneutic, constructivist, feminist and postmodern (social constructionist) psychologies.
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Society for Sport, Exercise and Performance Psychology The Society represents the field of exercise and sport psychology; an interdisciplinary specialization that cuts across psychology and the sport sciences and seeks to further the clinical, educational and scientific foundations of exercise and sport psychology.
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Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy The Society is an international community of practitioners, scholars, researchers, teachers, health care specialists, and students who are committed to preserving and expanding the theoretical and evidentiary base for psychotherapy and psychotherapeutic relationships, supporting life-long learning of psychotherapeutic skills, as well as making the benefits of psychotherapy accessible to all.
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Society for the Improvement of Psychological Science SIPS brings together scholars working to improve methods and practices in psychological science. Anyone interested in improving psychological research is welcome to join, regardless of experience.
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Society of Behavioral Sleep Medicine SBSM is an interdisciplinary organization committed to advancing the scientific approach to studying the behavioral, psychological, and physiological dimensions of sleep and sleep disorders and the application of this knowledge to the betterment of individuals and societies worldwide.
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Society of Biological Psychiatry The SBP vision is to advance understanding, investigation, and treatment of psychiatric disorders until they are eliminated as a cause of human suffering.
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Southeastern Psychological Association SEPA is the largest psychological organization in the southeast whos purpose is to advance psychology as a science, as a profession, and as a means of promoting human welfare. Our mission is to stimulate the exchange of scientific and professional ideas across the diverse areas of psychological inquiry and application. The student members of SEPA, from psychology undergraduate and graduate programs reflect the varied interests of their mentors in the behavioral sciences, from the functions of the brain to the actions of nations.
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Trauma Psychology Division 56 was established in 2006 by a joint effort of researchers, clinicians, educators, and public policy experts with an interest in the psychological effects of trauma. We provide a forum for scientific research, professional and public education, and the exchange of collegial support for professional activities related to traumatic stress. By doing so, we facilitate a state-of-the-art response by psychologists and move our understanding of trauma psychology forward.
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American Association for Emergency Psychiatry AAEP is a multidisciplinary organization that serves as the voice of emergency mental health. The membership includes directors of psychiatric emergency services and emergency departments, psychiatrists, emergency physicians, nurses, social workers, psychologists, physician assistants, educators and other professionals involved in emergency psychiatry.
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American Psychology-Law Society The AP-LS enhances well-being, justice and human rights through the science and practice of psychology in legal contexts and aspires to excel as a valuable, effective and influential organization advancing the science of psychology-law and the translation of psychology-law knowledge into practice and policy.
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APA Psychologists in Independent Practice APA Division 42, the Community for Psychologists in Independent Practice. We offer tools and learning opportunities to increase your professional skill building and practice development across the span of your career, whether you’re a student, early career psychologist, mid career professional, or a seasoned practitioner transitioning to part-time practice.
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APA Psychopharmacology and Substance Abuse Div. 28 of the APA promotes teaching, research, and dissemination of information regarding the effects of drugs on behavior, combining methods of psychology and pharmacology. The central theme running through the research in this division is the use of behavioral principles as they interact with the effects of pharmacological agents and environmental events.
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Association for Research in Personality The ARP is a scientific organization devoted to bringing together scholars whose research contributes to the understanding of personality structure, development, and dynamics. Members do not have to define themselves as “personality psychologists.” In fact, many of those were trained in other specialties (e.g., clinical psychology, social psychology, psychiatry, human development, health psychology, Industrial Organizational psychology).
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International Society for Psychological and Social Approaches to Psychosis ISPS promotes dialogue and multidisciplinary interaction, enriching our knowledge of the psychological and experiential aspects of psychosis and welcomes all those interested in psychological and social approaches to psychosis: nurses, psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, arts therapists, occupational therapists, psychotherapists, academics, students, managers, and individuals with lived experience of psychosis, or unusual/extreme states.
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Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association PRA is the premiere membership organization for the worldwide recovery workforce, advocating for the field on the Federal and State level here in the US, certifying professional expertise in psychiatric rehabilitation (with the CPRP and/or CFRP credentials), and providing a local community for those in the workforce through component relations (state chapters and affiliates).
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Society for Philosophy and Psychology The SPP is the premier scientific and educational organization for philosophically interested psychologists and psychologically interested philosophers in North America. The purpose of the SPP is to promote interaction between philosophers, psychologists and other cognitive scientists on issues of common concern.
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Society for the Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity Div. 44 (SPSOGD) seeks to be a vibrant and supportive home within the field of psychology for those interested in sexual orientation and gender diversity as well as other issues related to social justice. We support and mentor students, early career professionals and all members throughout their professional careers.
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Southwestern Psychological Association SWPA works to promote and strengthen psychology’s scientific, professional and educational facets. SWPA prides itself on serving the psychological community by providing access to scientific advances and professional development within a collegial atmosphere. SWPA includes members from its nine-state region (Arizona, Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Texas) and beyond.
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The American College of Psychiatrists The ACP comprises more than 750 psychiatrists who have demonstrated excellence in the field of psychiatry, and achieved national recognition in clinical practice, research, academic leadership, or teaching. Membership in The College is limited to psychiatrists who have demonstrated outstanding competence in the field of psychiatry, and who have achieved national recognition in one of the following fields: clinical practice, research, academic leadership, and teaching.
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Association of Postdoctoral Programs in Clinical Neuropsychology APPCN mission is to offer the highest quality competency-based residency training in clinical neuropsychology with an emphasis on preparation for future specialty board certification. APPCN verifies that the postdoctoral training provided by our member programs adheres to the requirements put forth by the Houston Conference/INS-Division 40 requirements.
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Community Psychology Topical Interest Group CP-TIG promotes the values and methods of community psychology in evaluation and evaluation theory and practice in community psychology. Vision is to strengthen relationships of evaluators who share community psychology values, expanding opportunities to receive support, network building, and future collaborations.
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Institute for Psychoanalytic Training and Research Founded in 1958 as a membership society for analysts sharing an interest in Freud’s theory and technique, IPTAR continues to be a community committed to the lifelong study of psychoanalysis. In addition to our world-renowned training program in Adult Psychoanalysis, IPTAR created an IPA approved Integrated Track in Adult and Child Psychoanalysis.
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International Association for Psychoanalytic Self Psychology IAPSP is an Illinois non-profit corporation comprising an international community of physicians, psychologists, social workers, marriage and family therapists, and nurse practitioners. While self psychology is a theory based on psychoanalytic principles, psychoanalytic training is not in itself a prerequisite for membership.
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Society for Mathematical Psychology SMP promotes the advancement and communication of research in mathematical psychology and related disciplines. Mathematical psychology is broadly defined to include work of a theoretical character that uses mathematical methods, formal logic, or computer simulation. The official journals of the society are Journal of Mathematical Psychology and Computational Brain & Behavior.
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APA Adult Development and Aging Div. 20 focuses on growth, development, and challenges during adulthood and old age. Members are academicians, researchers, practitioners, and students with broad interests that include cognitive and emotion processes, social and personality development, individual and cultural differences, healthcare and workforce concerns, caregiving, technology, clinical needs, and ageism.
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APA Developmental Psychology Div. 7 provides a professional home for developmental psychologists. By supporting research and the academic and professional growth of students, early career psychologists and seasoned professionals, Div. 7 advances the understanding of human development in both applied and public policy settings. The purpose of Div. 7 is to promote research and enhance undergraduate and graduate education in developmental psychology.
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Association for Academic Psychiatry The AAP AAP) focuses on education in psychiatry at every level from the beginning of medical school through lifelong learning for psychiatrists and other physicians.
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National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology NITOP is an annual conference for teachers of psychology who wish to explore new ideas that will enhance and broaden their teaching skills. The conference allows psychology faculty an opportunity to get together to hear stimulating talks and to exchange ideas and advice about the challenges, frustrations, problems, and pleasures of teaching psychology.
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Society for Media Psychology and Technology Div. 46 of the APA focuses on the roles psychologists play in various aspects of the media, including, but not limited to, radio, television, film, video, newsprint, magazines and newer technologies. Our mission is to advance the science of psychology in the research, use, and development of media psychology and technology.
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Society of Psychological Hypnosis Division 30 of the APA is devoted to exchanging scientific information, advancing appropriate teaching and research, and developing high standards for the practice of hypnosis. We encourage research into the area of hypnosis and develop regional and national continuing education workshops on clinical applications of hypnosis.
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American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology ABCN is a specialty board of the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) and is responsible for administration of the examination for competence in the specialty of Clinical Neuropsychology. Once a candidate passes the ABCN examination and becomes board certified in the specialty of Clinical Neuropsychology, he/she is invited to join the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology (AACN), which is the membership organization of ABCN Specialists.
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APA Educational Psychology This organization expands psychological knowledge and theory relevant to education, to extend the application of psychological knowledge and services to all aspects of education, to develop professional opportunities in educational psychology, to further the development of psychological theory through the study of educational processes, and to promote cooperation and joint action with others having similar or related purposes.
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APA Society for the History of Psychology An international organization of scholars, teachers, and members whose interests and scholarship are concerned with understanding the historical events and important people who have shaped the development of psychological thought and practice.
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National Alliance of Professional Psychology Providers NAPPP is a professional psychology practice association that represents psychologists in the United States. NAPPP's goal is to support and advance the practice of psychology as a means to promote health, education and human welfare. Our Mission is to promote and advocate for the clinical practice of doctoral level psychology. Training programs include a certification in Clinical Geropsychology.
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Psychological Clinical Science Accreditation System PCSAS provides rigorous, objective, and empirically based accreditation of Clinical Psychology PhD programs that adhere to a clinical science training model. PCSAS programs graduate clinical psychologists who can widely disseminate the best clinical knowledge we now have about mental health, who can generate new knowledge related to mental health at both a basic and applied level, and who can use this knowledge to advance public health.
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Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology SSCP purpose is to affirm and continue to promote the integration of the scientist and the practitioner in training, research, and applied endeavors. Its members represent a diversity of interests and theoretical orientations across clinical psychology. Its members represent a diversity of interests and theoretical orientations across clinical psychology.
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Society for Clinical Neuropsychology SCN, Div. 40 of the APA, is a scientific and professional organization dedicated to the study of brain-behavior relationships, and the clinical application of that knowledge to human problems. We are active in the development and promotion of education, training, and practice standards.
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Society for Occupational Health Psychology The SOHP is a non-profit organization dedicated to the generation, dissemination, and application of scientific knowledge in order to improve worker health and well-being. One of our goals is to improve education and training related to occupational health psychology at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.
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Society for Social Neuroscience The mission of the society is to serve as an international, interdisciplinary, distributed gathering place to advance and foster scientific training, research, and applications in the field for the sake of humankind. A fundamental assumption underlying social neuroscience is that all social behavior is implemented biologically.
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Society for Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology The STPP, Div. 24 of the APA, encourages and facilitates informed exploration and discussion of psychological theories and issues in both their scientific and philosophical dimensions and interrelationships. In recent years it has featured such topics as the nature of the self and personhood, mind/brain and consciousness studies, moral psychology, philosophy of psychological science, and interpretive practices in psychology (including phenomenology, hermeneutics, cultural psychology, feminist theory, narrative psychology, and discourse analysis).
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Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology Division 53 of the APA (SCCAP) promotes scientific inquiry, training, professional practice, and public policy in clinical child psychology and adolescent psychology as a means of improving the welfare and mental health of children, youth, and families in the context of a diverse society.
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American Board of Professional Neuropsychology ABN encourages the pursuit of excellence and recognizes competence in skills relevant to the practice of clinical neuropsychology. ABN was created by a group of clinical neuropsychologists in response to the growing need to formally assess competency in the practice of clinical neuropsychology in this young and expanding field.
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American Institute for Psychoanalysis in NYC AIP has been training mental health professionals for the clinical practice of psychoanalysis and psychoanalytic psychotherapy and has been a place for the open exchange of ideas. AIP became one of the first psychoanalytic institutes to change its charter to admit psychologists, social workers and psychiatric nurses into its student body, and to open up training at all levels of experience. The AIP has also expanded its charter as we were approved by New York State to have a licensure qualifying program in psychoanalysis.
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American Psychiatric Association Foundation The APA Foundation focuses on the nation’s most pressing social mental health issues across our society. We complement the professional work of the APA by administering public outreach programs and support. As the charitable foundation of the American Psychiatric Association, we: raise awareness and overcome barriers; invest in the future leaders of psychiatry; support research and training to improve mental health care; and lead partnerships to address public challenges in mental health.
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Society for Prescribing Psychology Div. 55 was created to enhance psychological treatments combined with psychopharmacological medications. The division promotes the public interest by working for the establishment of high quality statutory and regulatory standards for psychological care and facilitates increased access to improved mental health services in federal and state demonstration projects using psychologists trained in psychopharmacology.
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American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology ASCP was founded in 1992 to advance the science and practice of clinical psychopharmacology. Its over 1,200 members are physicians who study and practice psychopharmacology, as well as doctoral level investigators of clinical psychopharmacology or of pharmacology. ASCP members are advocates for clinical psychopharmacology and for clinical research.
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Applied Experimental and Engineering Psychology Div. 21 of the APA is at the forefront of a growing field with immense potential for rewarding career opportunities, from classrooms to laboratories and from private firms to government agencies. Applied experimental and engineering psychology is the application of psychological principles, knowledge, and research to improve the ability of humans to operate more effectively in a technological society.
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APA Div. 25 - Behavior Analysis Div. 25 promotes basic research, both animal and human, in the experimental analysis of behavior and the application of the results of such research to human affairs. Originally intended to serve as a voice for behavior analysis within the APA, Div. 25 also is involved with promoting behavior analysis within the larger society.
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APA Div. 31 - State Provincial and Territorial Psychological Association Affairs APA Div. 31 (SPTA) goal is to provide you and all psychological associations with useful resources, services, and benefits as well as being your voice for psychological association issues within APA. Our mission to provide advocacy for state, provincial and territorial associations about our issues within the governance structure of APA; to facilitate communications among SPTAs their staffs and members; and to promote and recognize the activities of individual SPTAs and their representatives.
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Association for Child Psychoanalysis ACP was founded in the 1960's to advance the psychological treatment and understanding of children, adolescents, and their families and to provide a forum for the interchange of ideas and clinical experience. All its members are highly trained child and adolescent psychoanalysts.
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Association of Medicine and Psychiatry AMP was founded in 1991 by physicians concerned about the care of patients at the interface of medicine and psychiatry. The principal objective of the Association is to enhance the care of patients with concurrent physical and neuropsychiatric disorders through teaching, the development of clinical services and research.
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Society of Community Research and Action - Community Psychology Div. 27 (Community Psychology) of the APA serves community psychologists and all focused on community empowerment, prevention, and health. Community psychology goes beyond an individual focus and integrates social, cultural, economic, political, environmental, and international influences to promote positive change, health, and empowerment at individual and systemic levels.
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Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry GAP is a think tank of top psychiatric minds whose thoughtful analysis and recommendations serve to influence and advance modern psychiatric theory and practice. The mission of GAP is to bring together top psychiatrists across all disciplines and offer an objective, critical perspective on current issues facing psychiatry.
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International Council of Psychologists The ICP is a vibrant small organization focused on biopsychosocial aspects of human rights, dignity and justice. The mission of ICP is to advance the science and practice of psychology and to support the use of psychological knowledge to promote social health and justice.
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Masters in Psychology and Counseling Accreditation Council MPCAC mission is to accredit academic programs that provide science-based education and training in the practice of counseling and psychological services at the master’s level, using both counseling and psychological principles and theories as they apply to specific populations and settings.
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Psychologists in Public Service Responds to the needs of the public in areas such as psychological practice, research, training, and policy formation. Provides a forum for its members to discuss common professional interests, to advocate for the mental health needs of the public, and to promote the use of evaluation and research in public research programs.
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Society for Child and Family Policy and Practice Div. 37 of the APA is committed to the application of psychological knowledge to advocacy, social justice, service delivery and public policies affecting children, youth and families in a diverse and inclusive society. The society advances research, education, training and practice through a multidisciplinary and culturally informed perspective.
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Society for the Psychological Study of Culture, Ethnicity and Race Div. 45 of the APA is the major representative body for psychologists who conduct research on ethnic minority concerns or who apply psychological knowledge and techniques to ethnic minority issues. The Division’s purpose is to advance psychology as a science and to promote public welfare through research, to apply research findings towards addressing ethnic minority issues, and to encourage professional relationships among psychologists with these interests.
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Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry The ACLP represents psychiatrists dedicated to the advancement of medical science, education, and health care for persons with comorbid psychiatric and general medical conditions, and provides national and international leadership in the furtherance of those goals.
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American Academy of Forensic Psychology AAFP is a non-profit organization of board certified forensic psychologists. Our mission is to contribute to the development and maintenance of forensic psychology as a specialized field of study, research and practice.
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Association of Women Psychiatrists The mission of AWP is to mobilize women psychiatrists to work together for quality mental health care of all persons, particularly women. AWP promotes inclusive leadership, professional development, and networking among women psychiatrists.
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International Society for Sports Psychiatry The ISSP was founded in 1994 to advance the specialty of Sports Psychiatry. We aim to carry the science and practice of psychiatry to the athletic community, so that all people may enjoy the benefits of healthy participation in sports. Toward this end, the Society develops the field of sports psychiatry and advocates for mental health and wellness in sports.
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Society for Behavioral Neuroendocrinology SBN is the premier international scientific society focusing on all aspects of hormones, brain and behavior. The annual meetings are rich in exciting cutting-edge science and provide professional development opportunities for researchers at all career stages.
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Society for Health Psychology Division 38 (SfHP) seeks to advance contributions of psychology to the understanding of health and illness through basic and clinical research, education, and service activities and encourages the integration of biomedical information about health and illness with current psychological knowledge. Div. 38 offers a listing of training programs in health psychology and presents an annual student paper award.
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Society for Police and Criminal Psychology SPCP is an eclectic professional organization that encourages the scientific study of police and criminal psychology and the application of scientific knowledge to problems in criminal justice.
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Society of Psychologists in Leadership SPL is professional society made up of excellent and congenial psychologists who work as executives, managers, leaders and consultants with executives and managers in organizations and corporations in a variety of sectors, including business, government, health, community services and consulting and academics.
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Society for Experimental Psychology and Cognitive Science Division 3 of the APA represents the interests and concerns of psychologists whose principal area of study or research lies within the field of general experimental psychology. Our mission is to promote research and teaching in the general field of experimental psychology and its many subdisciplines and to support experimental psychology through research, advocacy, education and training, service, policy, leadership in APA governance and collaboration with APA's directorates.
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APA The Society for General Psychology Div. 1 of the APA promotes the creation of coherence among psychology’s diverse evidence based specialties, other scientific disciplines and the humanities. It encourages analysis of the merits and challenges of bridging concepts, methods, and theories. Members include students, researchers, scholars, practitioners and public interest psychologists.
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Health Psychology section of APA Division 17 Dedicated to the science and practice of counseling psychology in health related contexts either through research with medical, rehabilitation, or related populations, direct service to individuals across their lifespan, teaching and training of graduate students or the education of other health care professionals, or involvement with health policy.
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Social & Affective Neuroscience Society SANS is committed to research investigating the neural basis of social and affective processes. The Society was founded in 2008 and now comprises over 400 members. One of the main ways that SANS promotes social and affective neuroscience is by holding an annual meeting.
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Society for Behavioral Neuroscience and Comparative Psychology Div. 6 members are devoted to studying the biology of behavior. Their focus is on behavior and its relation to perception, learning, memory, cognition, motivation, and emotion. Current members remain dedicated to enhancing knowledge of the nervous system and its mediation of behavior across species. The forums for achieving this commitment are meetings, publications, and involvement with APA's Science Directorate and Governing Board.
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Society for Couple and Family Psychology Div. 43 mission is to expand both the study and practice of family psychology through education, research and clinical practice. Family psychology is a specialty in professional psychology that is focused on the emotions, thoughts, and behavior of individuals, couples, and families in relationships and in the broader environment in which they function.
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Society for Environmental, Population and Conservation Psychology Div. 34 is behavioral researchers and practitioners who conduct and apply research and advance theory to improve interactions between humans and our natural and built environments. Our diverse interests include: environmental design, conservation psychology, environmental perception and cognition, climate risk messaging, human response to natural and technological hazards, contextual theories and methods, teenage pregnancy, loneliness, and environmentally induced stress.
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Society of Group Psychology and Group Psychotherapy Div. 49 provides a professional home for all psychologists interested in the study and application of group dynamics. The division promotes the development and advancement of the field of group psychology and the modality of group psychotherapy through research, teaching and education and clinical practice. Div. 49 assists psychologists beginning careers in group psychology and psychotherapy with career development, financial planning, work/life balance, funding and grants.
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Academy of Psychological Clinical Science The APCS is an alliance of leading, scientifically oriented, doctoral and internship training programs in clinical and health psychology in the United States and Canada. Academy membership is open to doctoral and internship programs with strong commitments to, and established records of, successful clinical science training.
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American Association of Chairs of Departments of Psychiatry The AACDP represents the leaders of departments of psychiatry in all of the medical schools in the United States and Canada. As such, we are committed to promoting excellence in psychiatric education, research, and clinical care. We are also committed to advocating for health policy to create appropriate and affordable psychiatric care for all.
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APA School Psychology Our members’ primary professional interests focus on psychology with children, youth, families, and the schooling process. We offer a cohesive community for members to engage with one another regarding science, practice, and policy relevant to the field of school psychology.
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Asian Association of Social Psychology The AASP promotes research on Asian traditions, philosophies, and ideas that have scientific merit and practical applications, and expands the boundary, substance, and direction of social psychology by supplementing and integrating Western psychology’s focus on intra-individual processes with a broader and more holistic view from culture and society.
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Association of Directors of Medical Student Education in Psychiatry The ADMSEP is an organization for ALL educators and administrative staff dedicated to promoting excellence in behavioral sciences and psychiatric education for medical students. Our mission includes fostering the professional development and career satisfaction of medical student psychiatric educators and providing support, guidance, and resources to medical students considering a career in psychiatry.
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Brunswik Society An informal association of researchers who are interested in understanding and improving human judgment and decision making. Members of the Society share an appreciation of the work of the psychologist Egon Brunswik.
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Society for the Psychological Study of Men and Masculinities Students, early career psychologists, seasoned psychologists, mental health professionals, social workers, counselors, researchers, and other mindful persons can find a professional home at SPSMM. The society promotes the critical study of how gender shapes and constricts men’s lives.
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Society of Pediatric Psychology The society aims to promote the health and psychological well being of children, youth, and their families through science and an evidence based approach to practice, education, training, advocacy, and consultation.
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Sports Neuropsychology Society SNS mission is to advance the field of sports neuropsychology, to generate and disseminate knowledge regarding brain-behavior relationships as it applies to sports, and to promote the welfare of athletes at all levels.
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American Board of Clinical Child Psychology The ABCCAP is a Specialty Board of the ABPP and is responsible for conducting examinations in the specialty of Clinical Child Psychology, mentoring and training examiners, and awarding the Diploma in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology.
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American Academy of Pediatric Neuropsychology The AAPdN was developed to advocate, educate, and allow for collaboration between individuals and professional specialties with a passion for providing the best for children and adolescents. ABPdN is designed to develop specific academy-organized competency in pediatric neuropsychology. Our mission is to foster a community of pediatric neuropsychologists who meet standards of advanced competency and are committed to continuous learning and advocacy for the neuropsychological health of children and adolescents.
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Association for Integrative Psychology The AIP was formed to encourage holistic approaches and integration in the fields which study human behavior and its change.
The purpose is to promote awareness and acceptance of complementary, alternative, and integrative approaches to human behavior as viable ways to facilitate change. Integrative Psychology is a branch of study and practice that seeks to unite traditional medicine, psychology, and other alternative and complementary approaches
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International Society for Self and Identity The ISSI is a scholarly association dedicated to promoting the scientific study of the human self. The members of ISSI share an interest in cognitive, emotional, and behavioral processes related to the self-system. Because this ability to self-reflect has important implications for understanding behavior, the self has emerged as a central focus of theory and research in many domains of social and behavioral science.
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New England Psychological Association NEPA is dedicated to the advancement of psychology as a science, as a profession and as a means of promoting human welfare. Our primary purpose is to bring those interested in psychological science and the teaching of psychology together annually with an annual conference that focuses on empirical research in psychological science as well as best practices and innovations in teaching.
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Society of Addiction Psychology The SoAP is an active and diverse group of practitioners and researchers brought together by a common interest in promoting excellence in treatment, prevention, research, and professional training across the broad range of addictive behaviors. SoAP is interested in promoting the professional development of all our members, including students and early career psychologists.
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Society of Consulting Psychology Committed to applying psychological insights for the success and fulfillment of individuals, groups, and organizations. Members are contributing to the definition of consulting psychology and the methods used by consultants.
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World Association for Personality Psychology WAPP is the association for those interested in or working in the areas of personality, individuality, intelligence, and individual differences. The goal is the advancement and development of empirical and theoretical personality psychology worldwide. We organize scientific meetings, especially that of recurring world conferences on personality psychology, and a scientific journal is being published under the auspices of the association.
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Rocky Mountain Psychological Association RMPA was founded in 1930 for the purpose of advancing psychology as a science, as a profession and as a means of promoting human welfare in the States of Colorado, Arizona, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming.
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Testing, Psychometrics, Methodology in Applied Psychology A quarterly peer-reviewed journal that emphasizes the publication of original research offering new knowledge to the fields of applied psychology, social psychology, work and organizational psychology, and personality psychology.
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APA Society for the Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity and the Arts Committed to interdisciplinary scholarship, both theoretical and empirical, encompassing the visual, literary, and performing arts. We apply personality psychology, clinical psychology, cognitive psychology, perceptual, physiological, and cultural psychologies to diverse artists, styles, and epochs.
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Academy of Medical Psychology AMP is a membership organization for those who are interested or trained in medical psychology. AMP was founded in 1998 to provide a number of membership services, including continuing education, mentoring, recruitment of those wanting to become involved in medical psychology, and to promote research on the practice of medical psychology.
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Council of Professional Psychology Specialities The CoS is a non-profit joint venture to represent and support the development and functioning of recognized specialties in Professional Psychology including Cognitive Psychology, Child Psychology, Health Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Forensic Psychology, Geropsychology, School Psychology, and more.
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Society for the Study of Peace, Conflict and Violence The purpose of the society is to increase and apply psychological knowledge in the pursuit of peace. This young organization that welcomes professionals and students who wish to contribute to peace.
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Council of Applied Master's Programs in Psychology CAMPP is the only national organization primarily devoted to the appropriate recognition of master's-level applied psychology training programs and to the representation of these programs before other organizations whose polices and practices affect master's-level psychology.
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Society for Military Psychology Encourages research and the application of psychological research to military problems. Members are military psychologists who serve diverse functions in settings including research activities, management, providing mental health services, teaching, consulting, work with Congressional committees, and advising senior military commands.
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APA Rehabilitation Psychology Div. 22 of the APA, Rehabilitation Psychology, is a specialty area within psychology that focuses on the study and application of psychological knowledge and skills on behalf of individuals with disabilities and chronic health conditions in order to maximize health and welfare, independence and choice, functional abilities, and social role participation, across the lifespan.
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Association of Physician Assistants in Psychiatry The primary goals of the Association of PAs In Psychiatry (APAP) is to collect, organize, and present information that will help to define and promote the unique professional skills of PAs who practice in the field of mental and psychiatry.
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Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities/Autism Spectrum Disorder Division 33 of the APA is a professional organization concerned with psychological research, professional education, and clinical services that address the needs of individuals with IDD/ASD across the life span.
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Psychoanalytic Research Consortium PRC is an independent, Not-for-Profit Corporation, whose purpose has been to collect recordings of psychoanalyses and other psychoanalytically informed psychotherapies.
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International Psychology Division 52 of the APA represents the interests of all psychologists who foster international connections among psychologists, engage in multicultural research or practice, apply psychological principles to the development of public policy or are otherwise concerned with individual and group consequences of global events.
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National Council of Schools Programs of Professional Psychology NCSPP is an organization composed of delegates from programs and schools of professional psychology. NCSPP’s goal is to advance the development of the highest quality of graduate training in professional psychology.
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