Professional Organizations for Psychologists
Local organizations for psychologists that you can join as a student member and/or attend the programs they offer here in the local area.
Academy for the Study of the Psychoanalytic Arts
An organization formed 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 as opposed to biology, medicine, and the natural sciences.
Michigan Association of Industrial-Organizational Psychologists
is a professional organization for I-O psychologists from Michigan and the surrounding area representing professionals from business, academia and consulting. Their purpose is to promote human welfare through the various applications of psychology to all types of organizations providing goods or services such as concerns, commercial enterprises and public agencies.
Michigan Psychological Association
An organization of psychologists working to advanced psychology as a science and a profession and to promote the public welfare by encouraging the highest professional standards, offering public education and providing public service. It is the Michigan affiliate of the American Psychological Association.
Michigan Psychoanalytic Council (MPC)
Offers advanced training and certification in psychoanalysis for professionals representing the fields of psychology, psychiatry and social work as well as other disciplines concerned with the meaning of being human. MPC also sponsors scientific meetings and programs, open to the public.
Michigan Psychoanalytic Institute (MPI)
A training institute in psychoanalysis for selected candidates, as part of the American Psychoanalytic Association. Offers classes and programs for the public.
Michigan Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology (MSPP)
An interdisciplinary society of individuals from diverse educational backgrounds who are interested in the ongoing study and advancement of psychoanalytic ways of thinking about people. Toward that end, workshops, conferences, discussion groups and other activities of interest to the professional and lay communities are organized and presented throughout the year.
Michigan Women Psychologists
16300 N. Park Drive #105
Southfield, MI 48075
Michigan State University
University of Michigan
Wayne State University
The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences CE Program offers educational programs from staff and others from around the world on issues and topics in psychiatry. You can obtain more information at this link or call (313) 745-7246 (www.med.wayne.edu/psychiatry/cme ).
State of Michigan, Department of Consumer & Industry Services (CIS)
is composed of the agencies and commissions that provide licensing and consumer protection services for an array of industries, professions, and occupations. Within the CIS, the Bureau of Health Services is directly involved with the regulation of the profession of psychology in Michigan, and was organized to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the citizens of Michigan by ensuring that providers of health services meet required standards of practice before receiving and while renewing their license.
National organizations which offer student memberships and which provide you with an opportunity to learn of and participate in the discourse that is and will be psychology.
American Psychological Association
Has over 50 divisions devoted to different interests within psychology, such as Division 32 – Humanistic Psychology, Division 39 – Psychoanalytic Psychology, or Division 14 – Industrial and Organizational Psychology, etc.
Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Inc. (SIOP)
with resources for students including a student discussion list at (www.siop.org/comm/student-sdl).
Midwestern Psychological Association
a large and diverse group of psychologists who also sponsor an Annual Meeting at which scientific papers and symposia may be presented by undergraduate students.
Monitor on Psychology
a publication of the American Psychological Association, of and about its activities.
The National Psychologist
The Independent Newspaper for Practitioners, offered on a bi-monthly basis and featuring articles and issues in psychology across the nation.
The Michigan Psychologist
a Quarterly Publication of the Michigan Psychological Association
The MSPP News is a private, independent, tri-annual newsletter intended to keep open a space for information, discussion, and debate about psychoanalytic psychology in Michigan and around the country.