The Jamaican Psychological Society aspires to be the professional body for psychologists and counsellors in Jamaica; while exemplifying high professional standards, providing quality continuing education, ensuring public awareness and advancing psychology and counselling as a profession.
To promote the development of professional psychologists and counsellors; and uphold ethical standards, conduct, and respect for diversity in the practice of psychology and counselling.
The core values of the Society are: integrity, accountability, transparency, professionalism, inclusivity/inclusiveness, cultural relevance, social responsibility and respect for diversity.
The strategic objectives of the Society are:
To protect the public by advocating for the highest professional standards amongst psychological and counselling practitioners in Jamaica.
To enhance the professional practice of psychology and counselling in order to serve the nation and its psychological needs.
and their Chairs
Dr. Kai A. D. Morgan
Dr. Margaret Barnett
Mrs. Rosemarie Voordouw
Mrs. Djavila Ho
Mrs. Tamaya Wilson
Dr. Makesha Evans
Dr. Joan Latty
Ms. Christina Silvera
JamPsych's By-laws detail the structure and functioning of the Society.
Scope of Practice
JamPsych's Scope of Practice outlines the the tasks and roles associated with different categories of psychologist and counsellors who are members of the Society.