Caribbean Psychology – Steps to a Regional Organization

Following the 2011 Caribbean Regional Conference of Psychology (CRCP2011), an interim steering committee was established to work 2012-2014 toward the development and formation of a regional Caribbean organization of psychology. 

The following links are to

  • the Steering Committee - its terms of reference, sub-committees, members, chairs, minutes
  • Resources in the Caribbean, including
    • Directory of Psychology Organizations in the Caribbean
    • Directory of Psychology Programmes in the Caribbean
    • Draft Directory of Psychologists in the Caribbean
    • List of Journals in the Caribbean
    • Resources for Psychologists in the Caribbean

Caribbean Psychology Organization Sub-Committee

This committee will research and suggest draft Objectives, Terms of Reference, and Constitution for the Caribbean regional organization. Specific recommendations will be made to the larger committee for discussion and final decision. 

Co-Chairs:  Omowale Amuleru-Marshall (Guyana/Grenada) & Rita Dudley-Grant (US Virgin Islands)


Marie-AnnickPierrot (Guadeloupe)
Danny K. Phillip (Trinidad & Tobago)
Stephanie Hutcheson (Bahamas)

About CRCP2011


The Caribbean Regional Conference of Psychology 2011 (CRCP2011) was held November 15-18, 2011 in Nassau, Bahamas. The conference theme, "Psychological Science & Well-Being: Building Bridges for Tomorrow," reflected an appreciation for psychological science as a critical instrument for building bridges across time, disciplines, regions, research areas, and communities; through policy, advocacy, education, publication, and teaching; and for change, development and empowerment of individuals and communities.

The Conference, bringing more than 350 participants, included workshops, plenaries, and paper, poster and roundtable discussion sessions in a conference setting at the edge of the sea. 

Read more: About CRCP2011

Caribbean Organization of Psychology Steering Committee


  • Guerda Nicolas, Haiti/USA
  • Ava Thompson, Bahamas

Terms of Reference

Sub-Committees (link to each committee's structure, terms of reference, activities)




First meeting, Caribbean Organization of Psychology Steering Committee, November 2011

COPSC Meeting, Cape Town, South Africa, July 2012


Contact CANPA

CANPA Secretariat P. O. Box CB-13015 Nassau, Bahamas Email: