General Practice

American Psychological Association (APA)

Based in Washington, DC, the American Psychological Association (APA) is a scientific and professional organization that represents psychology in the United States. With 150,000 members, APA is the largest association of psychologists worldwide.

Division 22: Rehabilitation Psychology

Rehabilitation Psychology is the study and application of psychological principles on behalf of persons with chronic or disabling conditions.  Physical, cognitive, sensory, emotional, and/or developmental disabilities are common manifestations of disease, illness, and aging.  Rehabilitation psychologists employ treatments to assist people with disabilities overcome personal, social, or situational barriers toward healthy and satisfying lifestyles.

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

NAMI is the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the nation’s largest grassroots organization for people with mental illness and their families. Founded in 1979, NAMI has affiliates in every state and in more than 1,100 local communities across the country.

Community Action Coalition for South Central Wisconsin, Inc.

CAC is a Community Action agency, which is a non-profit organization established under the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964, part of President Johnson’s “War on Poverty”.  The United States is home to approximately 1,000 such organizations.