#WeAreDoneDying

Join us as we addressing the history of policing in Black communities, its impact, and systemic and community-based efforts towards reform and healing.  

We welcome you!

The New York Association of Black Psychologists invites you to join with us as we continue serving the community and making a difference in the lives of others through the field of mental health!

Let's Pull Together!

The Harambee Initiative aims to inspire, encourage and uplift Black individuals, families, and communities as we face the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Our Commitments

MENTAL HEALTH & WELLNESS

We strive to decrease mental health stigma, link individuals to quality, culturally-appropriate mental health services, and raise awareness of issues affecting the Black community.

SOCIAL JUSTICE & COMMUNITY OUTREACH

From disaster relief services & community events to grassroots organizing & support for incarcerated/formerly incarcerated individuals, we believe in strengthening community.

EDUCATION & MENTORSHIP

Along with annual scholarship awards, NYABPsi provides resources & mentorship for students & early-career professionals.

  • Join us on Saturday, December 12, 2020, for a panel discussion and virtual Kwanzaa event. We have an amazing group of professionals and scholars participating. See below for information about our panelists and moderators. Click here to register for this event on Zoom. Dr. Marva Dawkins, Ph.D.Clinical Psychologist Center for
  • NYABPsi would like to extend our deepest gratitude to all who joined us in fellowship for Empowering the Black Mind: A Conversation on How We Navigate White Fragility. Asante Sana (Thank you) for your openness, sharing, insights, engagement, and being with us in community. Dr. Tanya White-Davis, thank you for guidance and
  • A screenshot of Dr. Orbe-Austin’s Presentation We would like to extend our deepest gratitude to all of the 80 plus attendees that joined us in fellowship for our Healing Conversation: Coping with Racial Trauma and Channeling Black Rage & Pain Event! Thank you for your inquiries, your input, your eagerness
  • As we continue to face the COVID-19 pandemic, NYABPsi (a chapter of Association of Black Psychologists, ABPsi) supports its communities in remaining safe and centered. During this time, we encourage our communities to strengthen our minds and spirits by increasing our self-knowledge, extended self identity, and taking time to remember
  • We can’t breathe! The breath and life of our collective Black body is being threatened and choked. We, the members of the New York Association of Black Psychologists (NYABPsi), are enraged by the tragic deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Bettie Jones, Philando Castile, Eric Garner and numerous people of
  • Relaxed, peaceful, grounded, hopeful, aware – These are some of the words participants used to describe the way they felt at the end of the session, during which Dr. Lewis shared a wealth of knowledge on Black Psychology and Egyptian yoga practices, as well as ways to bring harmony to