Below Are Some Links That You Might Find Helpful or Interesting.
Organisations I am a member of
The APS is Australia's largest professional association for psychologists and aims to advance psychology as both a professional and scientific discipline in Australia. The APS website has information for the public as well on various psychological and mental health issues.
The APA is the largest psychological association in the world and aims to promote psychology as both a professional and scientific discipline, as well as in the community. The APA website has all sorts of interesting resources, articles and news stories relating to psychology and mental health.
The IARPP aims to promote Relational Psychoanalysis and psychotherapy around the world.
The ISTSS is an interdisciplinary association devoted to the study of traumatic stress.
ICSA is a global network of professionals and others devoted to helping persons who have been negatively impacted by psychological abuse and manipulation in the context of high demand groups and/or cultic groups and situations. It attempts to provide education, encourage research, and train professionals in this area.
SPR is an interdisciplinary scientific body dedicated to the research of psychotherapy and expanding the empirical evidence base for psychotherapy.
Links to APS Interest Groups I am a member of
The Australian Psychological Society has a number of interest groups to support the development of special interests that various APS members may have in certain areas of psychology. These are APS interest groups I am a member of.
POPIG aims to promote interest in psychoanalytic psychology for psychologists, other mental health practitioners, and the public. POPIG hosts regular meetings and professional development activities.
This APS interest group aims to promote an understanding of LGBTIQ issues in psychology and support the health and wellbeing of the LGBTIQ community. The Diverse Bodies, Genders, and Sexualities website also contains a public interest section devoted to LGBTIQ issues in psychology that you may find useful and helpful.
TAPIG is devoted to education and professional support to psychologists with a special interest in psychological trauma.
This APS interest group was developed to provide education and professional support to psychologist who work with currently serving and/or ex-military, emergency services, and police personnel, and have an interest in this population.
Some Mental health sites that you may find interesting and/or helpful
A not-for-profit Australian organisation that works in partnership with many other organisations to help to improve public mental health and provide public education in relation to depression, anxiety, and associated mental health conditions.
A research institute that is primarily devoted to depression and mood disorders and is devoted to reducing the stigma associated with mental illness.
This is a national charity and provides information on a wide range of mental health issues.