• Expanding the Boundaries of Counseling Psychology

  • Teaching The Next Generation of Counseling Psychologists

  • Pioneers in Multicultural Research, Theory, and Practice

    Melba Vasquez, Ph.D., Derald Wing Sue, Ph.D., and Thomas A. Parham, Ph.D.
  • Standing Strong as a Division for 60+ Years

  • Preventative Interventions with Clients and Communities

  • Assisting With Career Decision-Making and Guidance

  • Contributing Volumes of Knowledge to Psychology

  • Building Connections and Embracing our Diversity

  • The Best Social Networking: A Division 17 Social Hour

  • Bridging Our Values Into Practice

President’s Welcome

Sharon BowmanCounseling Psych

Sharon Bowman, PhD
President , 2013-2014

Welcome to the official website of the Society of Counseling Psychology (SCP), Division 17 of the American Psychological Association!  We are a professional organization with more than 2,600 members and affiliates.

The purpose of the Society of Counseling Psychology is to promote the interests, activities, and values of counseling psychologists.

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Updated APA Division 17 Hospitality Schedule

*Updated* There has been an update to the Hospitality Space Schedule as of July 9, 2014.  By reviewing the current schedule, please pay special attention to the location of each …

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