Ethnic Minority Psychological Associations

  • Asian American Psychological Association
    The mission of the Asian American Psychological Association is to advance the mental health and well-being of Asian-American communities through research, professional practice, education and policy.
  • Association of Black Psychologists
    This association is organized to operate for charitable and educational purposes, including: promoting and advancing the profession of African psychology; influencing and affecting social change; and developing programs whereby psychologists of African descent can assist in solving problems of Black communities and other ethnic groups.
  • Council of National Psychological Associations for the Advancement of Ethnic Minority Interests (CNPAAEMI)
    CNPAAEMI consists of the presidents of the Asian American Psychological Association, the Association of Black Psychologists, the National Latina/o Psychological Association, the Society of Indian Psychologists, the Society for the Psychological Study of Ethnic Minority Issues (Div. 45 of APA) and the American Psychological Association.
  • National Latina/o Psychological Association
    A supportive professional community that advances psychological education and training, science, practice and organizational change to enhance the health, mental health and well-being of Hispanic/Latina/o populations.
  • Society for the Psychological Study of Culture, Ethnicity and Race (Div. 45 of APA)
    Encourages the application of psychological knowledge to ethnic minority issues. The division also promotes public welfare through research and collaboration.
  • Society of Indian Psychologists
    Provides an organization for Native American indigenous people to advocate for the mental well-being of Native peoples by increasing the knowledge and awareness of issues impacting Native mental health.

Ethnic Minority Psychological Association Newsletters

Asian American Psychologist
Frances Shen, PhD; Tigerson Young, PhD, co-editors-in-chief
Bai -Yin Chen, PhD; Cirleen DeBlaere, PhD; Chia -Wen (Winnie) Hsieh, PhD; Hannah Nguyen, MSW; Romina Romero, MPH; Yuying Tsong, PhD; Jane Yang, PhD; Kathleen Young, PhD, co-editors
5025 North Central Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85012
(602) 230-4257 (office)

Psych Discourse
Halford H. Fairchild, PhD, editor
The Association of Black Psychologists
P.O. Box 55999
Washington, DC 20040-55999

El Boletin
I. David Acevedo-Polakovich, PhD, editor
Central Michigan University
Department of Psychology
Sloan 101
Mount Pleasant, MI 48859
(989) 774-3001 (office)

The Newsletter of the Society of Indian Psychologists
Patricia Alexander, PhD, editor and treasurer
Patricia Alexander, SIP Treasurer
Oklahoma State University
Department of Psychology
Stillwater, OK 74078
(405) 744-7591 (office)
(405) 744-8067 (fax)

Focus, Newsletter of the Society for the Psychological Study of Ethnic Minority Issues
Melissa Morgan, PhD, editor
University of California — Santa Barbara
Department of Psychology
Counseling, Clinical, & School Psychology
Mail Code — 9490
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
(805) 893-4018 (office)