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!

We're now accepting nominations

The time has come for us to elect new leadership, and we are now inviting nominations for our Board of Directors!

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.

  • 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
  • ‌As we continue to confront the challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, NYABPsi supports its community in staying informed and empowered. There is increasing evidence that the pandemic is disproportionately affecting Black individuals and communities in a number of ways, raising concerns about social and racial justice. In addition
  • Parents and other caregivers have unique needs and stressors in this COVID-19 pandemic. Learning to balance working from home, facilitating remote learning for their children, supporting the emotional well-being of family members during this crisis, and maintaining financial stability are among the most common. NYABPsi salutes those parents and caregivers
  • The New York Association of Black Psychologists (NYABPsi) stands in solidarity with our community during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. We know these times are challenging. As we all deal with the emotional and psychological impact, we remember that we are much stronger together than we are in isolation. We also
  • NYABPsi celebrated Black History Month by partnering with Dr. Lisa Orbe- Austin and Dr. Richard Orbe-Austin for learning, discussion, and fellowship surrounding imposter syndrome in the Black community, and what we can do to overcome it. The event was a great success, and we want to extend a special thank