Professional Organizations

  • American Psychological Association (APA): The largest organization of psychologists in the United States, including both clinical/counseling psychologists and research psychologists.
    • Divisions: The APA has 56 divisions or organizations that specialize in the various subfields of psychology. Click this link to find the division that interests you!
  • Association for Psychological Science (APS): The second largest organization of psychologists in the United States focusing on research in psychology.
    • Psychology Links: Extensive list of U.S. and international psychological organizations.
  • National Institute of Mental Health: The largest scientific organization in the world dedicated to research focused on the understanding, treatment, and prevention of mental disorders and the promotion of mental health.
  • Western Psychological Association: The psychological organization for students and professionals who live in the western United States. Each year, GCC Psi Beta students present research at WPA's annual meeting.
  • Psi Beta: National Honor Society in Psychology for Community and Junior Colleges
  • Modern Psychological Studies: "Modern Psychological Studies (MPS) is a psychological journal devoted exclusively to publishing manuscripts by undergraduates. MPS is edited exclusively by undergraduate students at the University of Tennessee - Chattanooga. We strive to make the journal submission process a learning experience and to encourage quality research."
  • Arizona Nevada Academy of Science: "The purpose of The Arizona-Nevada Academy of Science is to stimulate scientific research and education; to disseminate scientific knowledge in the various fields of science; to promote fraternal relationships among those engaged in scientific work; to assist in developing and in making known the material and other resources of those two states; to encourage the publication of reports of scientific investigations; and to unify the scientific interests of the region." Annual Meeting in Tucson, April 4, 2009.

Psychology Resource Sites

Maricopa Community Colleges
Glendale Community College GCC North
6000 West Olive Avenue 5727 West Happy Valley Road
Glendale, Arizona 85302 Glendale, Arizona 85310
623.845.3615 623.845.4000
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