The BPS stands for the ‘British psychological society’.
The BPS is a charity which acts as the representative body for psychology and psychologists in the UK and promotes excellent and ethical practice. The BPS supports the development and application of psychology through research, conferences and sharing of good practice.
Individuals can join the BPS if they have completed an accredited psychology degree. There are different levels of membership, including graduate membership and chartered. Our assistant psychologists are members of the BPS. All of our clinical and counselling psychologists are members of the BPS. Most of our educational psychologists choose instead to be members of the AEP, however they can be members of both the AEP and BPS.
The BPS contains a number of branches and divisions which can be joined through membership. Our psychologists may be members of the North West of England branch, and they may also be members of the:
Membership of these divisions provides relevant information, journals, support and CPD opportunities.
If you are interested in finding out more about the BPS then please visit their website.