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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 >>

Psychological Therapy Works But Who Is Willing To Pay?

Thursday, 8 August 2013, 1:00 pm | NZ Psychological Society

Recent newspaper articles have reported that several purchasers of mental health services have made decisions that effectively restrict the availability of psychological therapy. There is some suggestion that these decisions are driven by the apparent ... More >>

Prestigious Awards in Psychology

Friday, 27 April 2012, 10:29 am | NZ Psychological Society

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

Journal features earthquake psychology

Wednesday, 15 February 2012, 3:43 pm | NZ Psychological Society

The New Zealand Psychological Society (NZPsS) has released a Special Issue of the New Zealand Journal of Psychology that presents sound research and a range of professional experiences related to the changing condition of the population of Canterbury in ... More >>

Prestigious Awards in Psychology

Thursday, 1 September 2011, 3:34 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. Three prestigious awards were conferred ... More >>

New Zealand Psychological Society Annual Conference

Monday, 15 August 2011, 11:29 am | NZ Psychological Society

The New Zealand Psychological Society, (NZPsS) is holding its annual conference at the Rydges Lakeside Resort in Queenstown. The Society is the largest professional association for psychologists in New Zealand with over 1000 members and subscribers. More >>

Integrated services for adolescents urgently needed

Thursday, 2 June 2011, 2:19 pm | NZ Psychological Society

Media Release Thursday 2 June, 2011 For immediate release Attention: Science, Health and Social Issues Reporters Integrated services for adolescents urgently needed to reduce social and psychological morbidity The New Zealand Psychological Society (NZPsS) ... More >>

 

 

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