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Welcome to Div. 55

The Society for Prescribing Psychology, Div. 55 of the American Psychological Association, was created to enhance psychological treatments combined with psychopharmacological medications.

Become a member

Available membership categories are:

  • APA member/fellow
  • Life member status
  • APA associate member
  • Professional affiliate (no APA membership)
  • International affiliate
  • Student affiliate

President’s message

After the many twists and turns that 2020 provided, 2021 has finally arrived. I, for one, hope that at least in some ways, this year will be less eventful than last. Nevertheless, I am very excited and honored to serve as your 2021 president!

Quick Reference to Psychiatric Medications

Developed by John Preston, PsyD, ABPP, this reference guide includes antidepressants, bipolar disorder medications, psychostimulants, antipsychotics, anti-anxiety medications, sedative/hypnotics and over-the-counter medications.

Prescribing Psychology gets a boost

Psychology Today reports on clinical psychopharmacology, also known as prescribing psychology, as a specialty in professional psychology.