Welcome

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!

Harambee

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.

Black History Month

Pioneers of Black & African Psychology

We collaborated with the New Jersey (NJABPsi), DC (DCABPsi) and Delaware Valley (DVABPsi) chapters, to celebrate Black History Month 2022 by highlighting and honoring the pioneers of Black and African Psychology.

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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.

  • 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
  • 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