Mental Health Organizations

American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress

Multidisciplinary group of professionals specializing in the field of traumatic stress.

American Academy of Psychotherapists

Multi-disciplinary organization dedicated to the art and science of psychotherapy.

American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy

Professional association centered on marriage and family therapy.

American College of Mental Health Administration

Independent professional organization for mental health administrators from various disciplines.

American Counseling Association

Counseling organization site featuring news, question and answer pages, and resources for counselors and students.

American Happiness Association

Nonprofit organization in Santa Clara, California providing programs and resources to help individuals develop a positive outlook in daily living. Includes outreach programs, free newsletter, and online store.

American Mental Health Counselors Association

Group of professionals focused in the field of mental health counseling.

American Orthopsychiatric Association

Membership association for professionals engaged in mental health and social justice.

American Psychiatric Foundation

Promoting awareness on mental illnesses and its treatments.

American Psychotherapy Association

Organization established to improve the standards and promote excellence in the practice of psychotherapy.

Anger and Stress Management Providers

Features programs designed to help people recognize and manage their anger.

Association for Applied and Therapeutic Humor

International community providing a network and resource for humor and laughter authorities.

Association for Assessment in Counseling and Education

Promoting excellence and professionalism in the development and use of assessment and diagnostic techniques in counseling.

Association for Birth Psychology

Aiming to advance theoretical development, research, and clinical application in birth psychology study.

Association for Family Therapy

UK-based organization representing professionals engaged in the field of family therapy.

Association of Mormon Counselors and Psychotherapists

International professional organization providing a network for information exchange among Mormon mental health practitioners.

Association of Practicing Psychologists

Aims to advance the practice of psychology while promoting human welfare.

Association of VA Psychologist Leader

Site devoted to psychologists involved in the Department of Veterans Affairs. Includes conference information as well as membership details.

Bio-Balance Health

Nonprofit organization promotes effective techniques in treating mental and behavioral disorders using biochemical means.

British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy

Association provides education and training to professional counselors and psychotherapists.

British Hypnotherapy Association

Fosters development and excellence in the practice of hypnotherapy in the UK.

California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists

Professional organization representing licensed marriage and family therapists in California.

Caminar

Provides treatment programs, rehabilitation, recovery services, employment help, improvement of social, living and vocational skills to ensure mentally disabled can live independently.

Canadian Academy of Geriatric Psychiatry

Membership organization dedicated to promoting mental health of the Canadian elderly.

Center for Quality Assessment and Improvement in Mental Health

Organization dedicated to the assessment and improvement in the practice of mental health.

Central Coast ARAFAMI

Aims to provide a support network to families and individuals dealing with mental health issues.

Chinese-American Mental Health Network (CAMHN)

Bilingual mental health group in San Francisco, California. Lists events, outreach programs, directory, and newsletter.

Depression Research Association

Nonprofit association aims to push scientific education for the prevention and treatment of depression.

El Hogat Community Services

Facilitates programs and services to contribute to the mental health and emotional well-being of the people in Sacramento.

EMDR International Association

Professional organization promoting training, research, and information exchange focused on EMDR.

Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association

Aims to improve the mental health of people through the advancement of Equine Assisted Psychotherapy.

European Association of Transactional Analysis

Information on research, meetings, and conferences related to transactional analysis.

Fair Access Coalition on Testing (FACT)

Independent organization aims to provide protection and support to professionals working in the mental health field.

Familyorgdirectory

Listing of family-run and youth-guided organizations and support groups dedicated to children's mental health. Covers organizations throughout the United States, US territories, and tribal nations.

Global Neuroscience Initiative Foundation

Nonprofit charity organization focused on advancing the welfare of neurological and mental health patients.

Institute for Health Recovery

Program development agency devoted to individuals and families affected by various mental health problems.

Institute for Integrative Psychotherapy

Provides continuing education to those engaged in the psychotherapy and counseling fields.

International Association for Regression Research and Therapies

Nonprofit organization aims to promote awareness, acceptance and knowledge of past-life regression practice.

International Primal Association

Information about this organization that explores study and research in psychotherapy.

International Psychoanalysis Association

Details constitution and bylaws of this society dedicated exclusively to psychoanalysts.

International Society for Interpersonal Psychotherapy

Professional, scientific organization established to provide accurate information on the application of interpersonal psychotherapy.

International Society for the Psychoanalytic Study of Organizations

Serves as a network of communication and information exchange among mental health researchers and professionals.

The Kettle Friendship Society

Facilitates programs and activities that enhance the quality of life of individuals with mental illnesses.

Mental Health Foundation

Community-based, nonprofit organization promotes improved mental health through services and information.

Mind

Charitable organization aims to advance the views, needs, and ambitions of those with mental health problems.

Minnesota Association of Community Mental Health Programs

Nonprofit organization aims to improve the quality of mental health programs in Minnesota through education and advocacy.

National Coalition of Mental Health Professionals and Consumers

Educational foundation and advocacy group devoted to the mental health community.

National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare

Not-for-profit association representing societies that serve people with mental disabilities.

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services created site offering news updates, organizational details, and information on a variety of disorders.

National Mental Health Association

Contains details on programs that address all aspects of mental health and mental illness.

National Organization of Drug-Induced Disorders

Nonprofit organization provides research design for people suffering from disorders caused from psychoactive substances.

Northwest Alliance for Psychoanalytic Study

Aims to make psychoanalytic knowledge available to mental health consumers and professionals in the Pacific Northwest.

Orygen Youth Health (OYH)

Youth mental health organization offering specialized mental health clinical service, research, and an integrated training and communication program.

Penny Parks Foundation

Organization dedicated to providing resources and information to victims of child abuse trauma worldwide.

Sandtray Network

Nonprofit organization promoting learning, healing, and creativity through the use of sandtray.

Scottsdale Psychological Society

Nonprofit organization serves as a venue for information exchange and resources among licensed psychologists.

Screening for Mental Health

Facilitates mental health screening programs in hospitals, primary care offices, social services agencies, and universities.

Society of Biological Psychiatry

Group established to emphasize the medical and scientific study and treatment of various mental disorders.

TalkingCure.com

Contains tools and resources dedicated to improving the study of therapeutic change.

United States of America Transactional Analysis Association

Nurtures and encourages cooperation among American professionals utilizing transactional analysis.

Violent Death Bereavement Society

Serves as a venue for information exchange among service providers and families of those who suffer violent death.

WHO: Mental Health

Mental health news and initiative information from the World Health Organization.

World Federation for Mental Health

Global organization which aims to promote the advancement in the mental health field.

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