Discipline of Behavioural Medicine

Useful Links

Useful Links



The Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA or the Council) is a statutory body, established in terms of the Health Professions Act No. 56  committed to serving and protecting the public and providing guidance to registered healthcare practitioners.

Contact: +27 12 3389300

Email: info@hpcsa.co.za


PsySSA is the nationally representative professional body for psychology. Recognised internationally, PsySSA is committed to the transformation and development of South African Psychology to serve the needs and interests of all South Africa’s people. PsySSA advances psychology as a science, profession and as a means of promoting human well-being. PsySSA ensures quality of psychological services, safeguards ethical standards, builds professional relationships in South Africa and abroad, promotes collective bargaining for better remuneration, new work opportunities and conditions of service for psychologists, and provides numerous benefits to its members.

Email: psyssa@psyssa.com

  The Department of Health

The IUPsyS works to promote “the development, representation and advancement of psychology as a basic and applied science nationally, regionally, and internationally” (Article 5, IUPsyS Statutes). It represents psychology in its full breadth as a science and as a profession.

Contact: info@iupsys.org

  World Health Organization
  International Association of Applied Psychology (IAAP)
  Canadian Psychology Association (CPA)
  International Council for Science (ICSU)
  International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology (IACCP)
  American psychological Association (APA)