Our mission, vision, values


Our mission is to:

  • Raise the profile of psychology and enhance its standing as a discipline and profession through all sections of New Zealand society
  • Ensure that all its policies and practices are responsive to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and to New Zealand’s cultural diversity
  • Ensure that the New Zealand Psychological Society is a highly valued, proactive and successful professional body that operates to best practice principles

We promote and support

  • high standards of ethical and professional practice
  • professional development for our members
  • cultural competence in the profession
  • the discipline of psychology as a science


We aim to improve individual and community wellbeing by representing, promoting and advancing the scientific discipline of psychology and psychology practice.


Our values are:

  • Respect for the dignity of persons and peoples
  • Responsible caring
  • Integrity of relationships
  • Social justice and responsibility to society


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Level 5, 90 The Terrace, Wellington 6011

Get in touch


Phone: 0064 4 473 4884
Email: office(at)psychology.org.nz


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