Student Organizations

Below are a variety of organizations in which our students participate. All organizations are sponsored by at least one faculty or staff sponsor and provide opportunities for students to enrich their time with us, to advance their learning efforts, and to serve our Forest community as well as communities beyond our walls. Additionally, students are strongly encouraged to become members of professional organizations appropriate to their program of study. Specific organizations that are beneficial for students are listed in the respective degree sections of our current academic catalog.
Child and Adolescent Psychology Group (CAPS)

CAPS fosters learning about issues in working with children and adolescents.


Collaborative Family Healthcare (Formerly MedFT)

Collaborative Family Healthcare promotes learning surrounding medical family therapy issues.


Committee of Neuropsychology
CNS raises the awareness of professional neuropsychology standards to students interested in the field.

Continuum (Formerly GLEE)
Continuum promotes equality for all people, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.

Delta Kappa
Delta Kappa is the International MFT Honors Society

Forensic Committee of Student Psychologists (FCSP)

FCSP provides opportunities to students studying the field of forensic psychology.


Forest Alliance for Cultural Experience (FACE)

FACE provides an alliance among students interested in the importance of cross-cultural awareness and education.


Geropscyhology Students (GPS)

Geropsychology Students (GPS) exists to provide guidance and direction to students, faculty, and staff who have an interest in aging. 


Mil. Psy. (The Military Psychology Student Group)
Mil. Psy. works to advance the field of military psychology through expanding research and increasing awareness of opportunities for students interested in the field.

Primary Care Psychology

Primary Care Psychology exists to further the knowledge and application of psychology within the primary care setting; thus, integrating physical & mental health.


Psi Chi

Psi Chi is the National Honor Society for psychology.


Psychoanalytic Student Committee (PsaSC)
This group provides opportunities for students to advance the field of Psychoanalysis through expanding research, increasing awareness of professional standard, and enhancing interaction for students interested in the field.

Sex Therapy Student Group
The Sex Therapy Student Group is open to all students who have an interest in human sexuality and sex therapy.

Society of Marriage and Family Therapy

The Society of Marriage and Family Therapy strives to promote research and knowledge in the area of marriage and family therapy.


Society of Sport Psychology at Forest

The Society of Sport Psychology at Forest Institute fosters learning on the developing field of sport psychology.


Student Council
Forest Institute's officers and representatives are elected annually by the student body at large. These representatives serve as liaisons with various faculty and administrative committees, advocating student perspectives in planning and decision-making activities.

Study Circles Against Racism (SCAR)

SCAR promotes social justice and equality for all human beings.