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The American Academy of Behavioral Psychology

The AABP is affiliated with the American Board of Behavioral Psychology, the American Board of Professional Psychology, and the Council of Academies.  The AABP embraces the scientist-practitioner model, which simply is the practice of psychology that incorporates research findings into psychotherapy.  The AABP has vested interest in scientifically supported interventions.

Association for Behavior Analysis

The International Association for Cognitive Psychotherapy

The International Association for Cognitive Psychotherapy (IACP) is a professional, scientific, interdisciplinary organization whose mission is to facilitate the utilization and growth of cognitive psychotherapy as a professional activity and scientific discipline. In addition, the Association serves as a resource and information center for matters related to cognitive psychotherapy.

Society for Gestalt Theory and its Applications: Gestalt Theoretical Psychotherapy

This website explains Gestalt psychology and theory has neglected the task of applying Gestalt theory in the field of Psychotherapy.  It explains basic and important correspondencies of Gestalt therapy and Gestalt theory which are useful and inspiring.

American Counseling Association

The American Counseling Association is a not-for-profit, professional and educational organization that is dedicated to the growth and enhancement of the counseling profession.  The ACA is the world’s largest association exclusively representing professional counselors in various practice settings.

American Mental Health Counselors Association

The American Mental Health Counselors Association is the only organization working exclusively for the mental health counseling profession. The AMCA’s mission is to enhance the profession of mental health counseling through licensing, advocacy, education and professional development

The American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry

The AAPDD is a national professional organization of medical psychoanalysts and dynamically oriented psychiatrists. Fellows of the Academy are graduate psychoanalysts. The AAPDD provides an open forum for psychoanalysts to discuss relevant and responsible views of human behavior and to exchange ideas with psychiatric colleagues and other social and behavioral scientists.

British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies

The British Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP) is an interest group for people involved in the practice and theory cognitive and behavior therapy. The BABCP promotes the development of the theory and practice of Behavioral and Cognitive Psychotherapies in all applicable settings in accordance with the Guidelines for Good Practice of Behavioral and Cognitive Psychotherapy.

The European Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies

The European Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Therapy (EABCT) is organization that brings together a large number of individual associations  from over 20 European countries. This website provides information on the individual member associations of EABCT and the activities that support them – our constitution, board of directors, congress and newsletter.

Tardive Dyskinesia Diagnosis

The Tardive Dyskinesia Center offers the most comprehensive and up-to-date information on tardive dyskinesia symptoms, a movement disorder that causes involuntary and repetitive movements which are irreversible and incurable. They also distribute free informational packets.

Licensing, Board Certification, and Internship Related Sites

Association for Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers

APPIC facilitates the achievement and maintenance of high quality training in professional psychology.  APPIC also facilitates the exchange of information among institutions and agencies offering doctoral internship and/or postdoctoral training in professional psychology.

Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards

ASPPB is the association of psychology licensing boards in the United States and Canada. ASPPB creates the Examination for Professional Practice in Psychology (EPPP), which is used by licensing boards to assess candidates for licensure and certification. ASPPB also offers mobility programs to assist in licensure of psychologists already licensed in another state, province, or territory, and also publishes materials for training programs and for students preparing to enter the profession

Addresses and telephone numbers of boards and agencies for statutory licensure

This list is courtesy of ASPPB’s website. The state boards should be contacted for answers regarding the state licensing examination, regulations governing the practice of psychology (e.g., definitions of scope of practice, supervision requirements, continuing education requirements), and reciprocity.

The American Board of Professional Psychology

The ABPP oversees the certifying of psychologists in various specialty areas of psychology. Board certification (awarding of a Diploma in a specialty) assures the public that specialists designated by the ABPP have successfully completed the educational, training, and experience requirements of the specialty, including an examination designed to assess the competencies required to provide quality services in that specialty.

American Counseling Association State Licensure Chart

ACA has compiled a listing by state of the contact, name of the regulatory board, its address, telephone number and fax number (if available), plus a summary from the statutes of the education, experience and examination requirements for credentialed counselors.

The National Register of Health Care Providers in Psychology

The National Register offers the National Psychologist Trainee Register as the entry point for banking their approved credentials and charting their progress toward licensure;  informs credentialing and licensure through NR publications and programs; identifies qualified doctoral programs in psychology through the Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards/National Register Designation Project; and awards credentialing scholarships, in collaboration with American Psychological Association Graduate Students, for doctoral students to join the National Psychologist Trainee Register

The National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology credentials licensed psychologists, promotes credentialed psychologists to consumers, provides distinction and value to its Registrants, guides psychology students toward credentialing, and enhances psychologists’ contributions to integrated health care.

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Scholarship Resource Network Express

Searchable database consisting mainly of private organizations.


Focus is on undergraduates, but has information for graduate students as well. Offers general information and links to other organizations with search engines.

National Institute of Mental Health

Look under “funding opportunities”- “research training”- “extramural”- “NRSA”- “F31″ for individual training fellowships.

National Science Foundation

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Books and other literature that may be of interest to student members of Division 29:


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Bipolar Disorder: A Cognitive Therapy

Cory E. Newman, Robert
L. Leahy, Aaron T. Beck, Noreen A. Reilly-Harrington, and Laszlo Gyulani

ISBN 1-55798-789-0

Item # 431776A

Interpretive and Supportive Psychotherapies:
Matching Therapy and Patient Personality

William E. Piper, Anthony
S. Joyce, Mary McCallum, Hassan F. Azim, and John S. Ogrodniczuk

ISBN 1-55798-831-5

Item # 431666A

Deepening Psychotherapy With Men

Fredric E. Rabinowitz
and Sam V. Cochran

ISBN 1-55798-833-1

Item # 431783A

Humanistic Psychotherapies: Handbook
of Research and Practice

David J. Cain, Editor;
Julius Seeman, Associate Editor

ISBN 1-55798-787-4

Item # 431777A

Therapy With Difficult Clients: Using
the Precursors Model to Awaken Change

Fred J. Hanna

ISBN 1-55798-793-9

Item # 431778A

Emotion-Focused Therapy: Coaching Clients
to Work Through Their Feelings

Leslie S. Greenberg

ISBN 1-55798-881-1

Item # 431786A

Mastering Relationship Conflicts: Discovery
in Theory, Research, and Practice

Brin F. S. Grenyer

ISBN 1-55798-827-7

Item # 431781A

For Students

Graduate Study in Psychology 2002 Edition

ISBN 1-55798-814-5

Item # 4270085

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