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Embrace the power of holistic healing!

Discover alternative paths to inner peace and wellness with the New York Association of Black Psychologists.


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.

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


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.


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


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

  • Embrace the power of holistic healing! Join us on May 18 for a transformative Mental Health Awareness Month event. Discover alternative paths to inner peace and wellness with the New York Association of Black Psychologists. Free and open to the public! Register here to attend on Zoom! Register here to
  • As we close out Black History Month – a time that we remember and raise up the contributions and rich legacy of our collective ancestors throughout history – NYABPsi President, Mr. Marcus Daughtery, reflects on his vision for the organization during his presidency. Marcus Daugherty, LMHC Dear NYABPsi Chapter Members
  • Kwanzaa is the Black cultural holiday that you may know of, but not know very much about. Kwanzaa gives Black folx an opportunity for connection with family, community, and their culture. A connection with culture can give us a sense of pride and purpose, and promote our well-being. Kwanzaa is
  • EXTENDED DEADLINE! NYABPsi will award two students $225 each to attend the 53rd Annual ABPsi Convention for FREE! The New York Association of Black Psychologists is committed to promoting psychology as a major and as a profession. What better way to do so than by supporting students in attending the 2022
  • On Saturday, May 7, 2022, an 18-year-old White teen, Payton Gendron, drove four miles from his hometown, and entered a TOPS Friendly Market in a predominately African American neighborhood in Buffalo, New York, with the intent to kill African Americans. He shot thirteen victims, killing ten. The New York Chapter
  • The systemic racism and structural inequities we face as a community impact our mental health and wellness, and require strategic advocacy for ourselves and each other. Join NYABPsi for a panel discussion and community forum focused on the importance of advocacy in the Black community. Learn more about what advocacy looks like,