Psychology Week


Each year the NZPsS has a national Psychology Week. This year Psychology Week will take place from 15th-21st of May. This initiative aims to celebrate psychology, psychologists and showcase the practical ways psychology can be used in everyday life and help people, families/whanau and communities find ways to increase their psychological wellbeing.

Psychology Week features events involving the New Zealand Psychological Society psychologists across the country including public events and media articles on a range of issues. The public are welcome at many events below - attendance is free. 

The theme  for this year is Love Psychology

Check out the timetable for 2023 here.

Download an event poster here.

Come along to a free in-person event near you that's been arranged by your local NZPsS branch committee and meet other students and psychologists.


The Insitute of Health Psychology (IHP) is hosting the Health Psychology Careers Night in Auckland on 17 May (see timetable above). 
How to Study Health Psychology:
To celebrate psychology week, the Institute of Health Psychology are promoting health psychology careers. As part of this, you can find out about the three health psychology programmes available here in Aotearoa by watching three short videos. We hope you are inspired on your pathway to a career in Health Psychology!
Health Psychology at the University of Auckland:
Health Psychology at Victoria University:
Health Psychology at Massey University:

The Wellington Branch has created this document: Understanding and Connecting with your Teenager


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