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DHB psychologists strike – home-grown solution needed

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 9:59 am | NZ Psychological Society

The New Zealand Psychological Society (NZPsS) says the current partial strike by 600 psychologists working in district health boards is a sign that temporary fixes to ongoing workforce shortages in the profession are not working. More >>

Psychological Society annual conference

Thursday, 22 August 2019, 11:07 am | NZ Psychological Society

Understanding how people form prejudices and how we can overcome them as a society is the subject of a keynote presentation by leading psychology and public affairs professor, Susan T. Fiske from Princeton University, United States, next week. More >>

Budget: NZPsS delighted to see investment in mental health

Friday, 31 May 2019, 3:24 pm | NZ Psychological Society

The New Zealand Psychological Society (NZPsS) is delighted the Government has taken on board the urgent need for change in New Zealand’s mental health services. More >>

Is ‘tech-sex’ changing Kiwis’ view of intimacy?

Thursday, 8 November 2018, 10:29 am | NZ Psychological Society

Why are Kiwis increasingly turning to ‘tech-sex’ such as online, mobile or sugar dating, online sex work or “camming” in the search for love, sex, money or intimacy? And is it harmful to individuals or our society? Or is it just a new way of viewing ... More >>

Two scholarships awarded for psychological research

Monday, 1 October 2018, 9:48 am | NZ Psychological Society

Two University of Auckland psychologists, Karis Knight and Tycho Vandenburg, are this year’s recipients of two research awards from the New Zealand Psychological Society (NZPsS). More >>

Psychologists envision future at Auckland conference

Wednesday, 29 August 2018, 11:01 am | NZ Psychological Society

More than 300 New Zealand psychologists will envision the profession’s future, celebrate its successes and reflect on its history at The New Zealand Psychological Society (NZPsS) 50th Jubilee conference at the University of Auckland from September ... More >>

Nurture young people’s mental health earlier

Monday, 29 January 2018, 9:57 am | NZ Psychological Society

The number of educational psychologists employed in the public sector needs to double if the Government is to meet its goal of improving the mental health of young people, education groups say. More >>

Mental health a serious public health issue in New Zealand

Monday, 15 January 2018, 10:43 am | NZ Psychological Society

Briefing to Incoming Health Minister: Mental health a serious public health issue in New Zealand More >>

Why you should see a psychologist next week

Tuesday, 7 November 2017, 10:48 am | NZ Psychological Society

New Zealanders are being invited to see psychologists at a series of free local events throughout the country during Psychology Week (November 13-19). “The public’s perception is often that psychologists only deal with people who are mentally ill, ... More >>

Psychologist shortages unsustainable and unfair

Monday, 30 October 2017, 3:58 pm | NZ Psychological Society

The New Zealand Psychological Society (NZPsS) endorses the Association of Professional and Executive Employees (Apex) concern in the media today that the shortage of psychologists in mental health services is both unsustainable and unfair on patients. “It does ... More >>

Psychologists Concerned about Defence Industry Forum

Thursday, 5 October 2017, 9:53 am | NZ Psychological Society

The New Zealand Psychological Society (NZPsS) is concerned that the Defence Industry and National Security Forum is to take place in Wellington this month. This event sponsored by Lockheed Martin, currently the world’s largest arms manufacturer, ... More >>

Prestigious Awards in Psychology

Tuesday, 12 September 2017, 12:06 pm | NZ Psychological Society

The New Zealand Psychological Society (NZPsS), the largest membership association for psychologists in New Zealand, offers awards for excellence in practice and research related to psychology and social justice issues. More >>

New Support for Cancer Patients

Monday, 12 October 2015, 2:32 pm | NZ Psychological Society

An important and compassionate initiative- this is how Dr Kerry Gibson, President of the New Zealand Psychological Society (NZPsS) described Health Minister Jonathan Coleman’s announcement of $4.5 million a year for improved psychological and social ... More >>

The Refugee Crisis

Friday, 4 September 2015, 3:42 pm | NZ Psychological Society

“Psychologists cannot remain silent on the refugee crisis. To ignore this issue is in breach of our ethical principles that demand that we address and challenge social injustice in our broader society,” said Dr Kerry Gibson, President of the ... More >>

Prestigious Awards in Psychology

Thursday, 3 September 2015, 2:51 pm | NZ Psychological Society

The New Zealand Psychological Society (NZPsS) -the largest membership association for psychologists in New Zealand, offers awards for excellence in practice and research related to psychology and social justice issues. More >>

Prestigious Awards in Psychology

Wednesday, 10 September 2014, 10:40 am | NZ Psychological Society

The New Zealand Psychological Society (NZPsS) -the largest membership association for psychologists in New Zealand, offers awards for excellence in practice and research related to psychology and social justice issues. More >>

Climate Change

Monday, 8 September 2014, 2:51 pm | NZ Psychological Society

The New Zealand Psychological Society (NZPsS) passed a remit at its AGM to promote the use of psychology to help government and non-government agencies to tackle climate change. More >>

The Wellbeing of Children

Monday, 23 June 2014, 11:46 am | NZ Psychological Society

The New Zealand Psychological Society (NZPsS) commends the “Tick for Kids” campaign. This campaign asks us all to uphold our responsibility to support and enhance the health and wellbeing of our children and their communities. More >>

Government proposal for education needs evidence

Thursday, 13 March 2014, 11:45 am | NZ Psychological Society

The New Zealand Psychological Society (NZPsS) is pleased that the Government has aspirations to lift student achievement. We are concerned however that a decision has been taken to spend $359m in a way which is not supported by the evidence on ... More >>

Prestigious Awards in Psychology

Friday, 27 September 2013, 3:04 pm | NZ Psychological Society

The New Zealand Psychological Society (NZPsS) -the largest membership association for psychologists in New Zealand, offers awards for excellence in practice and research related to psychology and social justice issues. More >>

 

 

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