Society for Prescribing Psychology

Div. 55 was created to enhance psychological treatments combined with psychopharmacological medications.

Join Division 55

Become a member of Div. 55 (Socieity for Prescribing Psychology).

The Prescriptive Authority Sourcebook includes fact sheets for the public, for psychologists and for legislators.

Legislative and Advocacy Resources

What you need to know to promote RxP in your state.

Welcome to Division 55

The Society for Prescribing Psychology, Division 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

Happy summer 2022, Division 55 members! With the first half of 2022 now behind us, this year has proven to be extremely busy for the division. Your board of directors continues 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.