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International Council of Psychologists

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Our Mission

The purpose of ICP is to advance psychology and the application of its scientific findings throughout the world. To this end, ICP seeks to strengthen international bonds between psychologists and to widen, deepen, and clarify channels of communication between individual psychologists.


Psychologists in any country of the world can become members of ICP.  Currently, individual psychologists from 6 continents and over 80 countries are members.  There are several categories for membership described on the Membership Application form .  The dues for membership are located on the ICP Dues Statement

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors consists of officers and Directors-at-Large democratically elected.  In each of the past five years it has included members from at least eight different countries.  ICP's Presidents from 1985-1999 have been from Australia, Canada, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Japan, Mexico, The Netherlands, Norway, and the USA.

Current Officers

President:  Dr. Anna Laura Comunian
University of Padua Department of Psychology Via Venezia 8 Padova 35100, Italy  email:
President-Elect:  Dr.Chok Hiew

University of Brunswick, Fredericton, NB, CANADA   email:

Secretary: Prof. Amos Alao
University of Botswana PO BOX #70052 Gaborone, Botswana

Treasurer: Dr. Donna Goetz

355 East Berkshire Avenue, Lombard, IL 60148-1763 USA


Past President: Dr. Dennis Trent

3 Brindley Place Birmingham, B1 2JB UK
Secretary-General: Dr. Matti K. Gershenfeld
8302 York Road, B-45; Elkin Park, PA 19027 USA   EMAIL:

  Links to:  ICP Bylaws        ICP Administrative Policies and Procedures (Companion to By-Laws)

  ICP Appointed Leaders serve the organization on standing committees, non-standing committees, professional concerns committees, representatives to the United Nations, and liaison correspondents to over 25 professional organizations.



International Council of Psychologists, 2000

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