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.

  • Reducing the Stigma of Mental Illness Join us for a candid conversation with Dr. Lisa Whitten, focused on reducing the stigma of mental illness in people of African descent. Dr. Whitten will come out of the mental illness closet by sharing her personal experience with depression and bipolar disorder. A community forum
  • NYABPsi current and prospective members: Join us as we kick off the spring season! All current and interested members are invited to our Spring Meet and Greet! This is a wonderful opportunity for us to come together to: Engage in community building, conversation, and professional networking.Gain and share insight on how
  • We present to you Women of African descent who are living legends or who have been recognized as legendary since their transitions… women from various disciplines who have fought for the psychological health of our people in different ways, perhaps with different tools, but with the same fire and steadfastness
  • The New York Association of Black Psychologists joins our Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) family in grief, outrage, and demands for change in response to the traumatic occurrences of anti-AAPI racism our country has borne witness to in recent months.  Most recently, six women of AAPI descent – Hyun
  • Click here to register for this event on Zoom.  Join NYABPsi for our annual Black History Month Celebration! This year will feature a virtual showcase of Black authors and illustrators of children’s books and an interdisciplinary panel that explores the use of literary arts and storytelling as powerful tools in promoting cultural
  • January 19, 2021  Our esteemed ancestor, author and Civil Rights Activist, Maya Angelou, wrote:  “The truth brings the past into the present and prepares us for the future.  That’s what truth does.”  The Present  Racial and sociopolitical injustice have been woven into the fabric of our country since before its founding. To address