Psychology and Counseling - Organizations


American Counseling Association

The American Counseling Association is a not-for-profit, professional and educational organization that is dedicated to the growth and enhancement of the counseling profession.


American Psychological Association

Based in Washington, DC, the American Psychological Association (APA) is a scientific and professional organization that represents psychology in the United States. With 148,000 members, APA is the largest association of psychologists worldwide.


American School Counselor Association

The American School Counselor Association (ASCA) supports school counselors' efforts to help students focus on academic, personal/social and career development so they achieve success in school and are prepared to lead fulfilling lives as responsible members of society. ASCA provides professional development, publications and other resources, research and advocacy to more than 23,000 professional school counselors around the globe.


American Society for Training and Development

ASTD (American Society for Training & Development) is the world’s largest association dedicated to workplace learning and performance professionals.


Association for Psychological Science

The Association for Psychological Science (previously the American Psychological Society) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of scientific psychology and its representation at the national and international level.


Metropolitan New York Association of Applied Psychology

The Metropolitan New York Association for Applied Psychology (METRO) was founded in 1939 as a not-for-profit professional association. They are the oldest and largest local professional association of applied psychologists in the U.S.


New Jersey Counseling Assocation

NJCA is a state branch of the American Counseling Association.


New Jersey Organizational Development Community

The New Jersey Organization Development (NJOD) Community is an all-volunteer, not-for-profit regional organization development professional association. NJOD, formed in 1998, is the world's largest and fastest growing regional OD network, with over 1,200 members.


New Jersey Psychological Assocation

The New Jersey Psychological Association (NJPA) is the professional organization representing 2,100 psychologists throughout the state.


Society for Human Resources Managers

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest professional association devoted to human resource management. Our mission is to serve the needs of HR professionals by providing the most current and comprehensive resources, and to advance the profession by promoting HR’s essential, strategic role. Founded in 1948, SHRM represents more than 225,000 individual members in over 125 countries, and has a network of more than 575 affiliated chapters in the United States, as well as offices in China and India.


Society for Industrial-Organizational Psychologists

The Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology is a Division within APA that is also an organizational affiliate of APS. The Society's mission is to enhance human well-being and performance in organizational and work settings by promoting the science, practice, and teaching of industrial-organizational psychology.


Student Resources

ACA Ethics Guide American Counseling Assocation's ethics homepage.

APA Format Guide This guide offers scholars and researchers suggestions for preparing manuscripts for publication in journals of the American Psychological Association.

APA Electronic References Information on how to reference electronic media.

APA Style Tips An extended discussion of some of the more complex issues of APA style.

APA Ethics Office The Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct is available here.