American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy|
Professionally developed resources for practitioners and consumers of marriage and
family therapy. Site also offers a search engine for finding a qualified therapist
in your area.
Search in Category: Health: Mental Health: Counseling Services: Relationships
American Counseling Association|
The ACA promotes the counseling profession through work in advocacy, research and
professional standards. The site has general information and on-line skill
- published: Jan 01 2009
American Mental Health Counselors Association|
Enhances the profession of mental health counseling through advocacy, education and
- modified: Apr 01 2009
American Psychiatric Association|
U.S. and international members with the goal of ensuring humane care and effective
treatment for all persons with mental disorder, including mental retardation and
Search in Category: Health: Medicine: Medical Specialties: Psychiatry: Associations
American Psychological Association|
Promotes research and represents the professional interests of psychologists in the
United States. Includes information on publications and conferences, and a
find-a-psychologist referral feature.
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British Association for Counsellors and Psychotherapists|
Find details about BACP, find a therapist, regulations, news, and member
Search in Category: Regional: Europe: United Kingdom: Health: Mental Health: Counselling Services
- modified: Mar 23 2009
The National Association for Mental Health in the United Kingdom campaigns on
behalf of those with mental illness. Includes mission statement, policies, and
Search in Category: Regional: Europe: United Kingdom: Health: Mental Health
National Institute of Mental Health|
Symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of various mental illnesses. Included are
brochures and information sheets, reports, press releases, fact sheets, and other
Search in Category: Regional: North America: United States: Government: Executive Branch: Department of Health and Human Services: National Institutes of Health
National Mental Health Association|
Dedicated to promoting mental health, preventing mental disorders and achieving
victory over mental illnesses through advocacy, education, research and service.
News, event calendar, position statements, history, mental health facts, donation
American Academy of Psychotherapists|
A multi-disciplinary group committed to the art and science of psychotherapy.
American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry|
AAGP is a national association representing and serving its members and the field
of geriatric psychiatry. It is dedicated to promoting the mental health and well
being of older people and improving the care of those with late life mental
Search in Category: Health: Medicine: Medical Specialties: Geriatrics: Associations
American Association for Therapeutic Humor|
AATH. Therapeutic humor resources and articles. Develops and supports research into
the use of humor in therapy.
Search in Category: Society: Disabled: Humor
- modified: Apr 05 2009
American Orthopsychiatric Association|
A multidisciplinary membership association which focuses on clinical issues and
social justice issues within the mental health care professions.
American Psychiatric Foundation|
Provides grant support for programs in public education that increase awareness and
understanding of mental disorders, advocacy initiatives that empower patients and
their families to make informed healthcare choices, and research focused on the
treatment and prevention of mental illness.
American Psychotherapy Association|
Membership information, newsletter, e-zine, and continuing education information.
APA Division 42: Psychologists in Independent Practice|
Public and members areas including mental health related articles and official
Association of Humanistic Psychology Practitioners|
Provides information about therapists, counsellors, and other practitioners who
apply the theories of Humanistic Psychology to their work.
Search in Category: Science: Social Sciences: Psychology: Humanistic
Association of Mormon Counselors and Psychotherapists|
An international professional organization of mental health professionals whose
common bond is adherence to the principles and standards of the Church of Jesus
Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Search in Category: Society: Religion and Spirituality: Christianity: Denominations: Latter Day Saints: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints: People
Association of VA Psychologist Leaders|
Addresses the professional needs and concerns of Veterans Affairs psychologists.
Bio Balance Health, Inc.|
A non-profit organization dedicated to promoting effective techniques of
biochemical treatment for mental and behavioral disorders. Includes articles,
upcoming events, information for patients and find a practitioner. Australia based.
Search in Category: Regional: Oceania: Australia: Health: Mental Health
California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists|
A professional organization of MFTs. Find details about the CAMFT, conferences and
workshops, and joining instructions. Also provides a private, online resource for
finding a California therapist.
Search in Category: Regional: North America: United States: California: Health: Mental Health
- published: Jul 01 2008
Canadian Academy Of Geriatric Psychiatry (CAGP)|
A national organization of psychiatrists dedicated to promoting mental health in
the Canadian elderly population through clinical, educational and research
activities of its members.
European Association for Transactional Analysis (EATA)|
Established to promote knowledge and research, develop theory, and ensure agreed
standards of practice.
- published: Jul 16 1976
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing International Association|
EMDRIA promotes research and education.
Institute for Health and Recovery|
IHR is a Massachusetts service, research, policy, and program development agency
that cares for individuals affected by alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use, mental
health problems, and violence/trauma. Find project details, and the services and
Institute for the Study of Therapeutic Change|
Association of therapists dedicated to improving therapy practices. Contains
latest research on "what works" in therapy translated into principles for
International Association For Regression Research and Therapies|
Offers training, certification, conferences, continuing education, and
International Psychoanalytical Association|
Professional association for psychoanalysts worldwide. Online newsletter,
forthcoming events, member services.
International Society for Mental Health Online|
Education, advocacy, and information organization for professionals and consumers.
Search in Category: Science: Social Sciences: Psychology: Social: Internet Psychology
International Society for Orthomolecular Medicine|
Society to educate health professionals and the public in the benefits and practice
of orthomolecular medicine through publications, conferences and seminars. Contains
research, newsletters, journal, membership and conference information.
International Society for the Psychoanalytic Study of Organizations|
Provides a forum for academics, clinicians, consultants and others interested in
working in and with organizations utilizing psychoanalytic concepts and insights.
International Transactional Analysis Association|
A scientific organization which facilitates international communication.
Search in Category: Science: Social Sciences: Psychology: Humanistic
Mental Health Foundation|
An Australian, non-governmental agency offering services for mental health
consumers in the Canberra region.
Search in Category: Regional: Oceania: Australia: Australian Capital Territory: Health: Mental Health
- modified: Feb 09 2009
Mental Research Institute|
Training, workshops, clinical services, and research in interactional/systemic
studies, psychotherapy, and family therapy.
National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression|
NARSAD is a national, not-for-profit organization whose primary objective is to
raise funds to find the causes, cures, treatments, and prevention of severe brain
Search in Category: Health: Mental Health: Disorders: Schizophrenia
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National Association of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapists|
The NACBT provides certification in cognitive-behavioral therapy, along with
seminars and workshops.
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National Center for American Indian/Alaska Native Mental Health Research|
Focusing specifically on these populations. Includes project descriptions and
Search in Category: Reference: Education: Colleges and Universities: North America: United States: Colorado: University of Colorado
Search in Category: Regional: North America: United States: Colorado: Localities: D: Denver: Education: Colleges and Universities
National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare|
A nonprofit trade association serving the education, advocacy and networking needs
of more than 800 community providers of mental health and addiction treatment
A public service of the International Psychogeriatric Association. Meeting schedule
and news releases.
Search in Category: Health: Medicine: Medical Specialties: Psychiatry: Associations
Screening for Mental Health|
Organization dedicated to coordinating nationwide mental health screening programs
and to ensure cooperation, professionalism, and accountability in mental illness
screenings. Contains support information for setting up screenings for specific
Society of Biological Psychiatry|
Professional association supports research in medical psychiatry with humanitarian,
emotional, psychological, and socio-cultural orientation.
Search in Category: Science: Social Sciences: Psychology: Biological
- published: May 21 2008
The National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors|
For the collective interests of State Mental Health Authorities and their directors
at the national level. NASMHPD analyzes trends in the delivery and financing of
mental health services and builds and disseminates knowledge and experience
reflecting the integration of public mental health programming in evolving
The National Register On the Web|
Credentialing organization for licensed psychologists. Provides free online
Search in Category: Health: Mental Health: Counseling Services: Psychologists
Non-profit advocacy organization with a national database listing providers of home
and community-based services for people with mental retardation and developmental
disabilities. News, links, glossary, sponsors, and resources.
United States of America Transactional Analysis Association|
A community of psychotherapy professionals.
Violent Death Bereavement Society|
Forum of information and training for service providers offering assistance to
World Federation for Mental Health|
Seeks to improve mental health services, reduce the stigma associated with mental
and emotional disorders, protect human rights of the mentally ill, promote mental
health, and identify mental health issues.
American Association of Anger Management Providers|
Establishing standards for providers nationwide. Provides research, self-help
articles, CDs, videos and client books.
- modified: Feb 19 2010
American College of Counselors|
ACC is an inter-disciplinary collegial organization composed of counselors,
marriage and family therapists, pastoral counselors, psychiatrists, psychologists,
psychotherapists, and other mental health professionals. Find details and about the
organization and how to join.
American College of Mental Health Administration|
National organization for mental health and substance abuse administrators,
consumers, and family leaders.
Association for Assessment in Counseling|
Provides leadership, training, and research in measurement, assessment, and testing
for counselors, educators and other professionals.
Association for Counselling and Therapy Online|
A professional and user-friendly association of psychological therapists who work
online. Includes organization details, FAQs, training, code of ethics, membership,
and seeking a therapist.
Association for Family Therapy and Systemic Practice in the UK|
AFT members work to improve the standards of professional family therapy and
systems practice by promoting family system ideas in practice, training, management
Association for Natural Psychology|
A professional organization designed to provide accurate information in the field
of mental health. Non-pharmaceutical strategies and solutions. In German, Dutch,
Spanish, and Portuguese.
- modified: Feb 11 2010
Association of Practicing Psychologists|
APP members are practicing psychologists who are licensed in Maryland and who
reside or practice in Montgomery and/or Prince George's Counties. Find a
psychologist, continuing education, a history and how to join the APP.
British Hypnotherapy Association|
An organization of practitioners who have had at least four years of relevant
training and who comply with professional standards of competence and ethics in
- modified: Feb 01 2009
Canadian Union of Professional Psychotherapists|
Facilitating Psychotherapy research. Promote, inform, educate and help network of
Psychotherapy by answering the needs of the practitioners and well-being market
across Canada. Includes membership requirements, news, and the services offered.
Center for Quality Assessment and Improvement in Mental Health, CQAIMH|
Based at the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and McLean
Hospital, CQAIMH develops and tests methods to evaluate the quality of mental
health care. Inventory of mental health quality measures. Useful to clinicians,
care managers, payers, services researchers, and others involved in the assessment
and improvement of mental health care. Provides a Consumer Guide to Obtaining
Quality Mental Health Care.
El Hogar Community Services, Inc.|
Provide services that contribute to the mental health and emotional well-being of
individuals and families in the Sacramento community. Lists news, the locations,
and offers a newsletter.
Gestalt Center for Psychotherapy and Training|
Training program for mental health professionals, and referral service in NYC area
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Global Neuroscience Initiative Foundation|
An international charity organization for the advancement of neurological and
mental health patient welfare, education, and research.
Harvard Program in Refugee Trauma|
Caring for the health and mental needs of survivors of mass violence and torture,
through a combined practice of clinical experience and medical research.
Institute for Integrative Psychotherapy|
Explains the role of the organization.
Intentional Care Performance Standards|
These standards help bridge the gap between the principles of recovery and
empowerment and the real-world application of these principles in the everyday work
of direct service staff and their supervisors. They were developed by Advocates,
Inc. and Patricia E. Deegan, Ph.D.
Search in Category: Regional: North America: United States: Massachusetts: Localities: F: Framingham: Health: Mental Health
- published: Jan 24 2003
International Primal Association|
Explains the aims of the organization.
ISIPT - International Society for Interpersonal Psychotherapy|
Provides information about IPT and its clinical and research applications. It also
provides background information and contact details for the Society.
Law and Psychiatry Institute|
Provides a multidisciplinary approach to the field of forensic mental health.
Search in Category: Health: Medicine: Facilities: Health Systems: United States: New York
Minnesota Association of Community Mental Health Programs, Inc.|
Non-profit organization dedicated to improving quality through education, public
policy advocacy and member services.
National Association Of Drug and Alcohol Intervention|
Professional certification for counselors and addiction therapists.
National Organization on Drug-Induced Disorders|
A non-profit orgnanization providing accurate information and support regarding
drug-induced disorders, which include: Hallucinongen Persisting Perception
Disorder, Depersonalization Disorder, and Hallucinogen-induced Psychosis.
- published: Aug 19 2007
National psychodrama training center|
Promotes a program which provides training in the psychodamatic method, lists
workshop locations and dates, offers bios of trainers, and a guide to training.
- modified: Feb 08 2009
Conducting research into safer treatments for schizophrenia, depression, bipolar
disorder and ADHD, particularly in connection with dietary lipids and oxidative
Search in Category: Regional: Europe: United Kingdom: Scotland: Highland: Lochend
Northwest Alliance for Psychoanalytic Study|
Seattle-based, non-profit, interdisciplinary organization that includes
psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, counselors and nurses. Dedicated to
making psychoanalytic knowledge available and useful to interested professionals.
Search in Category: Regional: North America: United States: Washington: Localities: S: Seattle: Society and Culture
Psychiatric Studies Centre|
Association whose purpose is scientific research in the fields of psychiatry,
psychopharmacology and social psychiatry.
- modified: Mar 01 2009
Psychotherapists and Counsellors Association of Western Australia, Inc.|
Information about counselling and psychotherapy including how to choose a therapist
and a directory outlining the professional profiles of qualified counsellors and
psychotherapists in Western Australia. (List in PDF format)
Scottsdale Psychological Society|
SPS is a nonprofit professional organization for licensed psychologists. Find
details about the organization, find a care provider in AZ, and contact
information. Scottsdale, Arizona.
Silvan S. Tomkins Institute|
Dedicated to the enhancement of the understanding of human emotion. Supports
research on affect theory and script theory. Articles, publications, audio and
videos tapes, membership information, and study groups.
Search in Category: Health: Mental Health: Professional Resources: Chats and Forums
Society for Psychotherapy Research (UK)|
Explains the role of this organization.
Sunderland People First|
A self advocacy group for people with learning disabilities.
Search in Category: Regional: Europe: United Kingdom: Health: Mental Health: Disorders: Neurodevelopmental: Learning Difficulties: Support Groups
The Kettle Friendship Society|
A non-profit agency providing support and services to those suffering from mental
Search in Category: Regional: North America: Canada: British Columbia: Localities: V: Vancouver: Health: Mental Health
The National Coalition Of Mental Health Professionals And Consumers, Inc.|
Professionals, consumers, and consumer advocates working to address the negative
impact of managed care on patients and professionals in mental health care.
The National Fair Access Coalition on Testing|
FACT's mission is to protect fair access to psychological and educational tests by
properly trained professionals to better serve the public.
- published: May 17 2007
The Penny Parks Foundation|
Resolving childhood abuse and associated disorders.
The Psychiatry Research Trust|
Mental illness and brain disease can be devastating. They cause profound distress
not only to their sufferers but also to their families and friends. Sufferers often
have to endure personal humiliation and social disadvantage which can make ...
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The American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress|
A multidisciplinary network of professionals committed to the advancement of
intervention for survivors of trauma. Members in every state of the United States
and over 40 foreign countries.
Association for Birth Psychology|
The first organization of professionals interested in the psychological impact of
pregnancy, birth, and the perinatal period on personality. Research and clinical
practice of psychotherapy and empirical investigation of the fetus, pregnancy,
parents, and obstetical considerations.
Central Coast ARAFMI|
A community based organization giving support to family and friends of people with
a mental illness or disorder. Find out who this service is for and how to become a
member or a volunteer. Australia based.
Cyprus Mental Health Commission|
Gives the purpose and function of the commission, acts and reports, news, relevant
legislation, the 1997 law, and conferences.
- published: Nov 01 2007
Depression Research Association|
Promotes awareness, prevention and treatment of depression, anxiety and panic
attack disorders in their medical and social aspects.
Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association|
A non-profit organization in which horses are used in the treatment of mental
GATES Support Project|
A mental health charity based in Lewisham, London, UK. Services include computer
training, guidance, and support to help people move into education, voluntary work,
and/or paid employment.
National Alliance for Counselors|
Dedicated primarily to the advancement of the professional within the disciplines
of clinical mental health, psychiatric treatment, counseling, education,
habilitation, and criminal justice. One of its primary functions is to operate as
a Board of Examiners.
The Sandtray Network|
A non-profit organization founded to promote learning, healing, and creativity
through the use of the sandtray.