Established January 1994
Building a Unified, Relevant, and Responsive Psychology
A Global Partner in Organised Psychology
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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PsySSA Webinar Series
PsySSA recently launched a webinar platform featuring interactive talks and presentations.
Transitional Justice, Martyrdom and Liberation
15th Annual Peace, Safety and Human Rights Memorial Lecture
Panelists: Alegria Kutsaka Nyoka, Imtiaz Ahmed Cajee and Motheba Unathi Mohapi from the Apartheid-Era Victims’ Families Group (AVFG)
Moderator: Professor Saths Cooper
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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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PsySSA Position Statements and Media Releases
Press releases, Position Statements, Media Releases…
It is with great sadness and dismay that the Psychological Society of South Africa (PsySSA) learned of the tragic killing of young Nathaniel Julius in Eldorado Park, Johannesburg. This is yet another death at the hands of the South African Police. According to media...
COVID-19…Extraordinary and Challenging Times…
In honour of Women's Day 2020, the Independent Community Pharmacy Association (ICPA) has launched the campaign, “Pharmacy Safe Spaces.” This initiative aims to assist victims of violence by giving them the option to request assistance from pharmacists who can report...
As PsySSA, we are committed to navigating the current crisis, and implementing necessary plans in ways that allow us to continue to support you, engage with you, and uphold the Society’s vision and mission, while also supporting and helping the nation in its time of...
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