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General Associations

American Association of Behavioral and Social Sciences (AABSS)

American Psychological Association (APA)
To find all the APA Divisions click here

Association for Psychological Science (APS):

Eastern Psychological Association

Pennsylvania Psychological Association

The Misericordia University Library Website also lists associations across many fields of psychology



              Psychopharmacology and Substance Abuse (APA Division 28)

              Society of Addiction Psychology (APA Division 50)


Behavior Analysis

              Behavior Analysis of Humans and Animals (APA Division 25)

              Association for Behavior Analysis


Biological Psychology

Society for Psychophysiological Research 

Behavioral Neuroscience and Comparative Psychology (APA Division 6)

Psychopharmacology and Substance Abuse (APA Division 28)

Clinical Neuropsychology (APA Division 40)

American Society for the Advancement of Pharmacotherapy (APA Division 55)

Behavior Genetics Association

Cognitive Neuroscience Society

Society for Biological Psychiatry


Child Clinical Psychology

Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology (APA Division 53)

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

International Society for Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology

Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (APA Division 33)

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development


Clinical Psychology

Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT)

Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology (SSCP)

Society for Prevention Research (SPR)

Society of Clinical Psychology (APA Division 12)

Psychotherapy (APA Division 29)

Community for Psychologists in Independent Practice (APA Division 42)

Group Psychology and Group Psychotherapy (APA Division 49)

National Association of Cognitive and Behavioral Therapists

Suicide and Mental Health Association International

American Psychiatric Association


Cognitive Psychology

Jean Piaget Society: Society for the Study of Knowledge and Development

International Association for Applied Psychology

Human Factors and Ergonomics Society

Cognitive Science Society


Community Psychology

Society for Community Research and Action (APA Division 27)

Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (APA Division 9)

Psychologists in Public Service (APA Division 18)

Environmental Population & Conservation Psychology (APA Division 34)

Child and Family Policy & Practice (APA Division 37)

Society for the Study of Peace, Conflict, and Violence (APA Division 48)


Counseling Psychology

Society of Counseling Psychology (APA Division 17)


Cultural Psychology

International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology

Society for the Psychology of Women (APA Division 35)

Society for the Psychology of Religion and Spirituality (APA Division 36)

Society for the Psychological Study of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues (APA Division 44)

Society for the Psychological Study of Ethnic Minority Issues (APA Division 45)

Society for the Psychological Study of Men and Masculinity (APA Division 51)


Developmental Psychology

Developmental Psychology (APA Division 7)

Society for Research on Child Development (SRCD)

International Society on Infant Studies (ISIS)

Family Psychology (APA Division 43)

Society for Research on Adult Development

             Adult Development and Aging (APA Division 20)

             Society for Research on Adolescence


Educational Psychology

Educational Psychology (APA Division 15)

American Educational Research Association


Experimental Psychology

Applied Experimental and Engineering Psychology (APA Division 21)

Experimental Psychology (APA Division 3)

Evaluation, Measurement and Statistics (APA Division 5)

Experimental Psychology Society


Forensic Psychology

American Psychology-Law Society (APA Division 41)

International Association of Forensic Criminologists

Center for Psychiatry and the Law


Health Psychology

Health Psychology (APA Division 38)

Society of Pediatric Psychology (APA Division 54)

American Pain Society

PsychoNeuroImmunology Research Society

Society of Behavioral Medicine

Rehabilitation Psychology (APA Division 22)


Industrial-Organizational Psychology

Society for Industrial Organizational Psychology (APA Division 14)

International Association for Applied Psychology

Society for Consumer Psychology (APA Division 23)



            Society for Clinical Neuropsychology (APA Division 40)


School Psychology

School Psychology (APA Division 16)

National Association of School Psychologists


Social Psychology

Society for Personality and Social Psychology (APA Division 8)

Media Psychology (APA Division 46)

Society of Experimental Social Psychology

Social Psychology Network


Sports Psychology

Exercise and Sports Psychology (APA Division 47)

American Board of Sports Psychology

Association for Applied Sports Psychology


You can find links to even more psychology groups at the following website:



Careers in Psychology

Wondering what you can do with a psychology major? Interested to know about salaries for psychology-related careers? Curious about graduate programs and how to get in?

Getting into Graduate School

  • Interested in finding out more about different graduate programs in psychology? Here are some links for you:
    Click here for a list of masters programs in psychology
    Click here for a comprehensive list of psychology graduate programs
    Click here for a directory of psychology graduate programs listed by type (e.g., social, clinical, developmental)
    Click here to find out about Graduate Study Online, the APA internet database of over 500 graduate programs in psychology
  • For a comprehensive list of national doctoral Ph.D. and Psy.D. programs in clinical psychology and their characteristics, this book is a MUST HAVE! Get the Insider's Guide to Graduate Programs in Clinical Psychology by Sayette, Maine, and Norcross (it is updated every year).
  • You can find information about getting into graduate school and the GRE at:
    APS Undergraduate Students Issues Page
    APA Students Page
  • Questions about the GRE exam? Go to the ETS home page to find answers.
  • Want to speak with a graduate student in psychology to find out what s/he does and what it is like? Join the APS Mentorship Program to find a graduate student mentor who can answer all your questions.
  • Don't forget that the Insalaco Career Center at Misericordia University has resources and people to help you prepare your CV and graduate school application! You can check out the book Getting In: A Step-by-Step Plan for Gaining Admission to Graduate School in Psychology by the American Psychological Association from Career Library B!
  • Need some help designing your Curriculum Vitae? Here are some resources that can help!



  • Psychological issues are all over the news today-in print, on television and radio, and on the internet. It's everywhere! What is happening in the news today related to psychology? Find out at PsychPORT on the APA website.
  • You can also find recent press releases from the APA at the Media Information Page



APA Style Guide Information

Research Resources on the Internet

Undergraduate Research Conferences in Psychology