World Mental Healthcare Association

Divisions

WMHSC divisions are interest groups organized by members. Some represent subdisciplines of psychology (e.g., experimental, social or clinical) while others focus on topical areas such as aging, ethnic minorities or trauma. 

Members can apply to join divisions.

Discover the Divisions

The divisions provide many ways for you to network with professionals in your field and become an influencer in your special interest area. Explore each division and decide which is the best fit for you! 

1Society for General Psychology2Society for the Teaching of Psychology
3Society for Experimental Psychology and Cognitive Science5Society for Behavioral Neuroscience and Comparative Psychology
6Developmental Psychology7Society for Personality and Social Psychology
8Society of Consulting Psychology9Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI)
10Educational Psychology12Society of Clinical Psychology 
13Society of Counseling Psychology14Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology
15Psychologists in Public Service16School Psychology
17Adult Development and Aging18Rehabilitation Psychology
19Society for Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology20Society for the History of Psychology
21Society for Community Research and Action: Division of Community Psychology22Psychopharmacology and Substance Abuse
23Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy24Society for Humanistic Psychology
25State, Provincial and Territorial Psychological Association Affairs26Society for Environmental, Population and Conservation Psychology
27Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities/Autism Spectrum Disorder28Society for the Psychology of Women
29Society for Child and Family Policy and Practice30Society for Health Psychology
31Society for Psychoanalysis and Psychoanalytic Psychology32Society for Clinical Neuropsychology
33Criminal Psychology34Psychologists in Independent Practice
35Society for Couple and Family Psychology36Society for the Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity
37Society for the Psychological Study of Culture, Ethnicity and Race38Society for the Study of Peace, Conflict and Violence: Peace Psychology Division
39Society for Sport, Exercise and Performance Psychology40Society of Addiction Psychology
41Society of Group Psychology and Group Psychotherapy42Society for the Psychological Study of Men and Masculinity
43International Psychology44Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology
45Society of Pediatric Psychology46Society of Positive Psychology
47Trauma Psychology48Forensic Psychology
49Evolutionary Psychology50Research Psychology