Join Us

Thank you for your interest in becoming a member of the NY Chapter of the Association of Black Psychologists! While all of our online resources are available to the public, membership allows you to participate fully in the organization. As a member, you are connected to a New York-based community of people who are interested in the psychology, psychological wellness, and mental health of persons of African descent. Some additional benefits including:

Participation in NYABPsi Board and Committees
Voting privileges
Mentoring opportunities
Eligibility for scholarships
Professional support
Intellectual stimulation


There are 8 categories of membership listed below. Students, professionals, institutions and any interested persons are welcome to join NYABPsi. Membership is by calendar year and expires on December 31 each year.


Life Member: $500 (Does Not Expire)
Includes individuals who wish to make a one-time financial contribution to cover membership dues for the individual’s lifetime. Payment may be paid in monthly installments.


Institution: $100
Open to institutions/agencies committed to NYABPsi’s goals and objectives.


Professional: $75
Individuals who hold a Master’s or Doctoral degree in Psychology.


Retired Psychologist: (No Fee)


Professional Associate: $75
Individuals who hold a Master’s or Doctoral degree in one of the other Behavioral Sciences.


Graduate Student: $25
Individuals who are currently enrolled at the graduate level (Master’s or Doctorate) in the area of Psychology


Undergraduate Student: $20
Individuals who are currently enrolled at the undergraduate level in the area of Psychology.


Affiliate: $40
Individuals who are not eligible for other membership categories, but are committed to NYABPsi’s goals and objectives.


Please note that Membership in the NY Chapter does not constitute membership in the National ABPsi.