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PsySSA was formed in January 1994, uniting the various bodies that existed until then. PsySSA was structured as a transformed entity to deal with the fast-changing dispensation and speaks authoritatively on behalf of the discipline on matters concerning the mental health and psychosocial well-being of all South Africans. PsySSA has since its inception been dedicated to making a significant contribution to solving the pressing human development problems in South Africa.

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Annual General Meeting of PsySSA

Notice is hereby given that the 26th Annual General Meeting of the Psychological Society of South Africa (PsySSA) will be held virtually on Zoom, on Wednesday 17th November 2021 at 18:00. All PsySSA Members are invited to attend to transact the business of the AGM.We...

World Suicide Prevention Day 2021: Creating Hope Through Action

On World Suicide Prevention Day, and every day, we remember those who have lost their lives to suicide, as well as those bereaved by suicide. We affirm our commitment to advocate for rights and services for people with mental health concerns. We also call on government to increase mental health services and enhance access to this much needed resource.

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The Psychological Society of South Africa (PsySSA) is the professional body representing psychology professionals in South Africa.

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2021 Workshop Series

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PsySSA Webinars

PsySSA recently launched a webinar platform featuring interactive talks and presentations. Here you will find links to the different webinars completed in 2020 and upcoming webinars for 2021.

2021 Webinar Series

Psychoanalytic Innocence: The Ideological Underpinnings of Theory and Praxis

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PsySSA is pleased to announce that it will be hosting an exciting webinar series titled Troubling Psychology in Troubled Times. This series will include 4 webinars and will culminate in The Annual PsySSA Presidents’ Memorial Lecture. 

The webinar series will also enable our members to keep their CPD Points up to date. As an added bonus, this webinar series will be offered free of charge!

PsySSA Publications

PsySSA has a proud tradition of industry leading publications and continues to influence the profession through ongoing media statements, policy documents, and practice guidelines.

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PsySSA Workshop Series: Workshop 8: Maintaining Student Autonomy and Epistemic Independence in the Profession

Meet our respondent: Ms Bridgette Mogoje: https://mailchi.mp/psyssa/psyssa-workshop-series-2021-maintaining-student-autonomy-and-epistemic-independence-in-the-profession-5909892

Visit our website to register and find out more about this workshop: https://www.psyssa.com/psyssa-workshop-series-workshop-8.../

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The Psychological Society of South Africa (PsySSA) joins the International Association for Suicide Prevention as, around the world, nations observe World Suicide Prevention Day on 10th September

"PsySSA calls upon individuals, communities, civic organisations and government to heed this call and to work tirelessly to ensure that we strengthen efforts to prevent suicide and dispel the stigma relating to mental illness. We need to ensure access to mental health services at every level of care. Considering that risk factors for suicide include, amongst others, relationship problems, unemployment and financial hardship, an inter-sectoral approach is needed to mitigate these risks and provide assistance to those in need of mental health care. Suicide prevention efforts must be prioritized in the public health agenda through comprehensive inter-sectoral suicide prevention strategies."

Visit our website to read our article written by PsySSA Executive Member, Ms Anne Kramers-Olen: https://www.psyssa.com/world-suicide-prevention-day-2021.../

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Did you miss our second webinar of our 2021 Webinar Series, Decolonial Praxis in Contemporary Global Community Psychologies?

Don’t worry, watch it now on our YouTube Page!

Visit our YouTube here: https://youtu.be/DTzrKwHp8dw

#troublingpsychologyintroubledtimes #webinar

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PsySSA 2021 Webinar Series – Troubling Psychology in Troubled Times – Psychoanalytic Innocence: The Ideological Underpinnings of Theory and Praxis

Visit our website to register for this free webinar: https://www.psyssa.com/psyssa-2021-webinar-series-troubling-psychology-in-troubled-times-psychoanalytic-innocence-the-ideological-underpinnings-of-theory-and-praxis/

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PsySSA Workshop Series: Workshop 8: Maintaining Student Autonomy and Epistemic Independence in the Profession

Meet our respondent: Ms Bridgette Mojoge: https://t.co/VCU5Kb78r7

Visit our website to register and find out more about this workshop: https://t.co/FS4TGpZtKR https://t.co/3syxPsn102

The Psychological Society of South Africa (PsySSA) joins the International Association for Suicide Prevention as, around the world, nations observe World Suicide Prevention Day on 10th September https://t.co/fsTLbPPyh9

Did you miss our second webinar of our 2021 Webinar Series, Decolonial Praxis in Contemporary Global Community Psychologies?

Don’t worry, watch it now on our YouTube Page!

Visit our YouTube here: https://t.co/jn1il5y5u3

#troublingpsychologyintroubledtimes #webinar https://t.co/ubaXPtUHGo

PsySSA 2021 Webinar Series – Troubling Psychology in Troubled Times – Psychoanalytic Innocence: The Ideological Underpinnings of Theory and Praxis

Visit our website to register for this free webinar: https://t.co/oUr1UywQI1

#troublingpsychologyintroubledtimes #webinar https://t.co/0e7B3KYwGw