Society for Prescribing Psychology
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
View highlights of the divisional programming at APA 2021 virtual conference in the Division 55 APA 2021 Program (PDF, 140KB).
Happy summer, 55! With over half of 2021 now behind us, this year has proven to be extremely busy for the division. Your Board of Directors has continued to meet every month to discuss the pressing issues that are relevant to clinical psychopharmacology, the RxP movement, and to the division itself.
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.