Special Interest Groups

The society offers several opportunities to join your colleagues in one or more of our eight Special Interest Groups.

Constructivist Psychology Special Interest Group

The Constructivist Psychology Special Interest Group provides a forum for the exploration and dissemination of research in the area of constructivist psychology. Membership is free and open to all members and affiliates of the American Psychological Association.

Human Science Special Interest Group

The Human Science Special Interest Group does not hold formal meetings, but exists as a way of reminding ourselves that we as a division should continue to keep ourselves mindful of those areas to which we can make an important contribution.

Indigenous Psychology Special Interest Group

The Indigenous Psychology Special Interest Group serve as a counterbalance to the hegemony of Western psychology.

Positive Psychology Special Interest Group

The Positive Psychology Special Interest Group of the society is focused on building bridges and promoting dialogue among humanistic and positive psychologists with common interests in the study of human flourishing. 

Psychotherapy and the Arts Special Interest Group

The Psychotherapy and the Arts Special Interest Group has, since 2005, served to connect psychologists and allied professionals interested in the healing power of the arts.

Psychotherapy Special Interest Group

The Psychotherapy Special Interest Groups of the society sponsors initiatives, such as the development of the Recommended Principles and Practices For The Provision of Humanistic Psychosocial Services.

Theory and Philosophy Special Interest Group

The Theory and Philosophy Special Interest Group operates to promote the development of sophisticated, systematic, humanistic thought with respect to human nature and the human condition.

Transpersonal Psychology Special Interest Group

The Transpersonal Psychology Special Interest Group exists to promote scientific study and professional practice in transpersonal psychology and to foster professional dialogue among psychologists and related professionals who are interested in transpersonal psychology.

Undergraduate Student Special Interest Group

The Undergraduate Student Special Interest Group was started in order to provide a way for undergraduates to share a multiplicity and diversity of thought, community, friendship and outreach.