Who we are
The New Zealand Psychological Society (NZPsS) was established in 1947 and later as a stand alone incorporated society in 1967. It is the largest professional association for psychologists in Aotearoa/New Zealand with over one thousand practitioner, academic and student psychologists as members or subscribers.
Members are able to access a range of benefits and services to support them in their roles as practitioners, educators and researchers.
The Society aims to improve individual and community wellbeing by representing, promoting and advancing the scientific discipline and practice of psychology.
Structure of the NZPsS
The NZPsS is an incorporated society governed by an elected national executive and managed by an executive director and staff based in its national office in Wellington.
The Society has a branch structure which includes Institutes and Divisions which are specialist interests groups and Branches which link members in geographical regions.