About JamPsych Membership

Thank you for your interest in becoming a member of the Jamaican Psychological Society!

 

The Jamaican Psychological Society invites all individuals studying and working in the fields of psychology and counselling to become a member of the society. There are several categories of membership and these are described below.

If you have any questions concerning membership please contact the Director of Membership at jampsychmembership@gmail.com or our administrative office at (876) 484-1999.

 

Membership Categories & Annual Fees

Full Member                                                         $4000 JMD

These individuals hold a master’s degree or a doctoral degree in psychology or counselling.

 

Affiliate Member                                                  $2500 JMD

These are individuals who (a) have completed a bachelor’s degree in psychology or counselling or (b) are holders of a Doctoral or Masters degree in fields related to psychology or counselling. 

 

International Affiliate (M) Member                   $30USD

These individuals meet the requirement of a full member but do not reside in Jamaica.

 

International Affiliate (B) Member                   $20USD

These individuals meet the requirement of an affiliate member but do not reside in Jamaica.

Student Member                                                 $1000 JMD

These individuals are enrolled in an academic program in psychology or counselling at any level (bachelors, master’s or doctoral).

**Annual Membership fees become due for each member on the 1st of July of each year and cover fees associated with your membership until June 30th of the following year. Fees paid at any point following July 1st stand only for the period indicated above, with the exception being fees paid within 4 weeks prior to the end of the membership year; as this payment will also serve for the subsequent year.

Download our Membership Application Form HERE
Becoming a Member
  1. Complete the membership form which can be downloaded from our website link provided above. This form is in a manipulable format and so you can complete it on your computer and print. Be sure to indicate the category of membership to which you are applying.

  2. Provide certified copies of all degrees obtained. This must be certified by a Justice of the Peace (JP). Persons also have the option to take in original copies of degrees to our office along with copy (does not need to be signed by a jp once original is presented). 

  3. The University must be recognized by the society's education committee.

  4. A copy of your CV/resume

  5. Student applicants are required to provide proof of enrollment in a program. This can be a status letter issued by the your institution or a copy of a valid school ID

  6. While academic transcripts are no longer a standard requirement for applications for membership to JamPsych, the Society reserves the right to request an official academic transcript of any applicant for the purpose of verifying qualifications.

All required documentation can be:

Dropped off or mailed to our administrative office at 68 Lady Musgrave Road, Kingston 10 to the attention of Dr. Kai Morgan OR emailed to the Director of Membership at jampsychmembership@gmail.com. 

Please wait to receive notification concerning the status of your application from our Director of Membership. If you have not received an email response in 4 weeks please contact us at jampsychmembership@gmail.com to query the status of your application.

 

A note to our prospective members: All information related to applications will be held in strict confidence and will be used only for the purpose of assessing eligibility for membership to the society.

 

Payment Options

Once you have been approved as a member you may pay your membership fees using any of the following options:

 

  1. At our Annual General Meeting (held usually at the end of June or beginning of July). 

  2. Taking a cheque/cash/card to our office at 68 Lady Musgrave Road, Kingston 10, Jamaica made out to “The Jamaican Psychological Society” and the envelope in which the cheque is placed should be addressed to Dr. Kai Morgan. 

  3. By way of  Electronic Funds Transfer/ Cheque to our JMMB account. The account number for JMMB is 000300202661 (Branch: Haughton Terrace). Please be sure to ask the JMMB agent specifically to note your name as the person making the payment (this is not done automatically). 

  4. By way of Electronic Funds Transfer to our NCB account (Account Number: 291016618; Branch: Private Banking Centre, Constant Spring Road). You may also make a direct cash or cheque deposit to our NCB account.

  5. By using PayPal (Account name: jampsychpresident@gmail.com ). 

****N.B- Cheques can now be written to "JAMPSYCH" instead of writing out "Jamaican Psychological Society"****

 

We ask that you email us a copy of your receipt or online transfer verification page once your transaction is complete. These can be emailed in to jampsychmembership@gmail.com, this will be passed on to the society’s treasurer.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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