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American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
AACAP. Membership information and benefits, news, publications, research and training. Child and adolescent psychiatry definition and FAQ, glossary of symptoms and illnesses, public health issues, and publications catalog.
American Academy of Psychotherapists
American Academy of Psychotherapists (AAP): To enhance the person of the psychotherapist. AAP is a multi-disci- plinary group of caring therapists who are 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 disorders.
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
Professional association for the field of marriage and family therapy.
American Association for Therapeutic Humor
AATH. Therapeutic humor resources and articles. Develops and supports research into the use of humor in therapy.
American Association of Anger Management Providers
The American Association of Anger Management Providers is committed to establishing standards for providers nationwide. Provides research, self-help articles, CDs, videos and client books for persons experiencing problems in managing anger.
American College of Mental Health Administration
National organization for mental health and substance abuse administrators, consumers, and family leaders.
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 expansion courses.
American Mental Health Counselors Association
Enhances the profession of mental health counseling through advocacy, education and professional development.
American Orthopsychiatric Association
A multidisciplinary membership association which focuses on clinical issues and social justice issues within the mental health care professions.
American Psychiatric Association
The American Psychiatric Association (APA) has 38,000 U.S. and international member physicians with the goal of ensuring humane care and effective treatment for all persons with mental disorder, including mental retardation and substance-related disorders.
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 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.
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 documents.
Associacao dos Pais e Amigos dos Excepcionais SP
APAE de São Paulo e' uma entidade particular, de carater filantropico, que atende a pessoa portadora de deficiencia mental, do Estado e do Municipio.
Association for Assessment in Counseling
Provides leadership, training, and research in measurement, assessment, and testing for counselors, educators and other professionals.
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.
Association for Death Education and Counseling
ADEC is dedicated to improving the quality of education, counseling, and care-giving.
Association for Psychological Therapists
APT is an independent organisation, founded in 1981, dedicated to providing top-quality training for the helping professions nurses, social workers, probation officers, occupational therapists, psychologists, psychiatrists and many others.
Association of Humanistic Psychology Practitioners
Provides information about therapists, counsellors, and other practitioners who apply the theories of Humanistic Psychology to their work.
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.
Association of VA Psychologist Leaders
Addresses the professional needs and concerns of Veterans Affairs psychologists.
Australasian Society for Traumatic Stress Studies
researching and advancing the knowledge of the nature and consequences of highly stressful experiences.
Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
U.S. nonprofit legal advocacy organization for low-income children and adults with mental disabilities.
Center for Hope - Darien, Connecticut
provides professional counselling to those dealing with a life threatening illness or any other bereavement issues.
Child Development Research (CDR)
dedicated to restoring and preserving the mental health of children, especially those who have suffered under the extreme trauma of organized persecution.
Coalition of Voluntary Mental Health Agencies
nonprofit umbrella organization for local mental health providers that is dedicated to preserving funding for organizations that aid persons with mental illness and eliminating stigma.
a nonprofit agency providing housing and advocacy for people with psychiatric disabilities.
Based at the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and McLean Hospital.
Non-profit provider of treatment programs for individuals of all ages with emotional, behavioral, and developmental disabilities-offers services in hospital, campus-based, community, and outpatient.
Directions for Mental Health
information about mental health services.
Dual Diagnosis Recovery Network
provides advocacy, self help, information, and referrals.
providing free Internet support for Irish support groups related to health.
A membership organization of mental health professionals dedicated to the highest standards of excellence and integrity in EMDR.
organization created for the advocacy, support, and education of families of children with neurobiological or biological brain disorders.
Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association
A non-profit organization for the field of Equine Assisted Psychotherapy (EAP), a growing field in which horses are used as an effective tool in the treatment of mental health.
European Association for Transactional Analysis (EATA)
Established to promote knowledge and research on Transactional Analysis, develop its theory, and ensure agreed standards of practice.
Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health
national parent-run organization focused on the needs of children and youth with emotional, behavioral, or mental disorders and their families.
Freedom From Fear
a nonprofit organization acting as advocate for those suffering from anxiety and depressive disorders. Includes resources, a message board, and programs.
nonprofit, grassroots, self-help, support, and advocacy organization providing free online peer and professional counseling.
Gestalt Center for Psychotherapy and Training
Gestalt therapy training program for mental health professionals and referral service to Gestalt trained therapists in NYC area
provides educational resources, information and training to mental health professionals who serve individuals at risk for child abuse, suicide and family violence.
Harvard Program in Refugee Trauma
Harvard Program in Refugee Trauma has spent 25 years caring for the health and mental needs of survivors of mass violence and torture, through a combined practice of clinical experience and medical research.
European Association of the International League of Societies for Persons with Mental Handicap.
Institute for Integrative Psychotherapy
Integrative Psychotherapy's guiding principle is that the decisions made and beliefs formed during one's formative years continue to shape and influence one's perceptions, feelings and behaviors throughout life.
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 clinical practice.
Institute for Training in Psychodynamics
Institute for Training in Psychodynamics - Provides information about seminars, psychoanalysis & related Material.
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.
International Association For Regression Research and Therapies
Offers training, certification, conferences, continuing education, and publications.
International Association of Group Psychotherapy
Conference in Zadar, Croatia 2001. Applications accepted from Mediterranean countries and from other European countries, North America and Africa. (August 28, 2001)
International Network on Personal Relationships
INPR is a member organization for those who study or treat relationships.
International Organisation of Psychomotricty and Relaxation Therapy
Site of international psychomotor therapists. Information on upcoming events. In English, French, Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese.
International Primal Association
A community of feeling-oriented people, who highly value primal process and other deep feeling work as modalities.
International Psychoanalytical Association
Professional association for psychoanalysts worldwide, instituted by Sigmund Freud some 90 years ago. Online newsletter, forthcoming events, member services.
International Society for Mental Health Online
The international Internet mental health education, advocacy, and information organization for professionals and consumers.
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 Transactional Analysis Association
A scientific organization which facilitates international communication among people and groups who use transactional analysis.
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.
KidsPeace: The National Center For Kids In Crisis
offers treatment for kids in crisis and kids with mental and behavioral health issues.
Mental Health Association in Delaware
nonprofit organization dedicated to educating the public about mental illness, and to helping and advocating for those who suffer from such illnesses.
Mental Health Association in New Jersey
Mental Health Association of Connecticut
provides support groups, advocacy, depression, legislature, coalitions, and more.
Mental Health Association Of Nassau County
organization improving care through advocacy, education, support groups, and family out reach programs.
Mental Health Association of Southeastern Pennsylvania
Mental Health Australia
information for consumers, carers, professionals and the public.
Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Centers
mission is to improve the long-term functional outcome of patients with mental illness through innovative research, clinical care and educational programs.
Mental Patients' Association
promotes the dignity and well-being of mental patients and provides housing, court services, and empowerment advocacy.
Mental Research Institute
Training, workshops, clinical services, and research in interactional/systemic studies, psychotherapy, brief therapy, and family therapy.
active campaign to stop the stigma and discrimination surrounding mental health.
Minnesota Association of Community Mental Health Programs, Inc.
The Minnesota Association of Community Mental Health Programs (MACMHP) is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving quality through education, public policy advocacy and member services
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, better treatments, and prevention of severe brain disorders.
National Art Exhibitions by the Mentally Ill (N.A.E.M.I.)
devoted to increasing public awareness and understanding about art created by persons who have experienced mental illness. Includes event information and art gallery.
National Association of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapists
The NACBT provides certification in cognitive-behavioral therapy, along with seminars and workshops. Site contains new interactive CBT Forum for discussion of CBT.
National Association of Psychiatric Healthcare Systems
National Association of Therapeutic Wilderness Camps, Inc.
includes locations, camp evaluation guide, history, and more.
National Coalition of Mental Health Professionals & Consumers
dedicated to quality mental health care, to consumers' rights, exposing abuses of managed care, and healthcare reform.
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 services.
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 information.
National Mental Health Consumers' Self-Help Clearinghouse
help consumers plan, provide, and evaluate mental health and community support services.
Conducting research into safer treatments for schizophrenia, depression, bipolar disorder and ADHD, particularly in connection with dietary lipids and oxidative stress.
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.
provides online support and information for people who experience mood swings, fear, voices, and visions.
Pro Aid Autisme
Pro Aid Autisme is working for better answers to the needs of people challenged by autism or similar disorders of communication.
Psychiatric Studies Centre
Association whose purpose is scientific research in the fields of psychiatry, psychopharmacology and social psychiatry.
A public service of the International Psychogeriatric Association. Meeting schedule and news releases.
Psychotherapists and Counsellors Professional Association
Main professional organisation of psychotherapists and counsellors in UK. Own code of conduct and independent complaints procedure to protect both practitioners and patients.
REACH Family Institute
nonprofit educational organization whose worldwide mission is to ensure proper functional development in developmentally disabled, MRDD, ADHD, or brain-injured children.
Sainsbury Centre for Mental Health
researches the impact of policy changes on mental health services and evaluates and develops innovative projects.
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 disorders.
Self-Help Network of Kansas
a clearinghouse for self-help groups.
Society of Biological Psychiatry
Professional association supports research in medical psychiatry with humanitarian, emotional, psychological, and socio-cultural orientation. Publishes the journal 'Biological Psychiatry.' Founded 1945.
Southwest Hypnotherapist Examining Board
The site lists hypnotherapists that are certified by SHEB. Also lists the requirements for membership, frequently asked questions about hypnotherapy and links to another complementary web sites.
Southwest Virginia Consumer and Family Involvment Project
goal is to increase the involvement of consumers and family members in decisions, policies, planning and delivery, and evaluation of publicly funded mental health services.
Steinway Child and Family Services
nonprofit human services agency dedicated to reducing the incidence of mental health breakdown among the children, adolescents, families and adults.
Texas Mental Health Consumers
to encourage, educate, train, and organize people who have received services from the mental health system.
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.
The Centre for Mental Health Services Research Inc.
A collaborative organisation recognised for bridging science and service to improve the effectiveness of mental health services and policy decisions. Australia.
The International Association of Anxiety Management
An informative resource website for sufferers of anxiety disorders, panic attacks, obsessive compulsive disorder and post traumatic stress disorder.
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 healthcare environments.
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.
The National Register On the Web
Largest credentialing organization for licensed psychologists; evaluates their education, training and experience to determine if they meet the criteria for recognition as credentialed health service providers in psychology.Site provides free online searchable directory.
The Sandtray Network
A non-profit organization founded to promote learning, healing, and creativity through the use of the sandtray.
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 utilizing the principles of transactional analysis.
Violent Death Bereavement Society
Serves as a centralized forum of information and training for service providers of loved ones and family members after violent death.
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
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