APA is the leading scientific and professional organization representing psychology in the United States, with more than 146,000 researchers, educators, clinicians, consultants, and students as its members.
Our mission is to advance the creation, communication and application of psychological knowledge to benefit society and improve people’s lives. We do this by:
- Utilizing psychology to make a positive impact on critical societal issues.
- Elevating the public’s understanding of, regard for, and use of psychology.
- Preparing the discipline and profession of psychology for the future.
- Strengthening APA’s standing as an authoritative voice for psychology.