British Psychological Society (BPS)

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Psychology is the scientific study of people, the mind and behaviour.  The British Psychological Society is the representative body for psychology and psychologists in the UK.  We are responsible for the development, promotion and application of psychology for the public good.

Area of occupational health work

Clinical psychologists, counselling psychologists, educational psychologists, forensic psychologists, health psychologists, neuropsychologists, occupational psychologists, sport and exercise psychologists, and teachers and researchers in psychology.

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Membership criteria

Membership is open to subscribers, students, teachers, researchers of psychology and practitioner psychologists.  Members are expected to abide by the Society's Code of Ethics and Conduct and the Society's Member Conduct Rules.


Practitioner psychologists are regulated by the Health and Care Professions Council.

Promotion of research and service evaluation

BPS promotes research awareness through their Research Board and publishes evidence-based material via the Professional Practice Board.

Free wellbeing and engagement resources for managers.

Contact BPS

Visit the BPS website or email

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Latest News

All Party Parliamentary Group on Occupational Safety and Health

The Council for Work and Health supports the recommendations of the report of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Occupational Safety and Health on the occupational medicine workforce crisis.

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Projects Committee

The Council at its meeting in September 2016 formally set up a Projects Committee chaired by Dr Robin Cordell to explore future research projects that would best make use of the great breadth of knowledge and experience of Council members.

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Contact Us

If you wish to contact the council please email