British Psychological Society (BPS)
The British Psychological Society is the representative body for psychologists and psychology in the UK. You can contact them direct or use their website to find a psychologist in your area.
What they do:
Psychology is the scientific study of human mind and behaviour. Psychologists work in many different areas of society and are concerned with practical problems, such as helping people to overcome depression, stress, trauma or phobias. The Society promotes excellence and ethical practice in the science, education and practical applications of psychology.
Their objectives are to:
- Be the learned society and professional body for the discipline
- Make psychology accessible to all
- Promote and advance the discipline
- Be the authoritative and public voice of psychology
- Determine and ensure the highest standards in all we do.
- Supporte our members’ careers and professional development
- Provide information to the public
- Increase the awareness and influence of psychology in society
- Raise standards of education, training and practice
- Organise conferences and events
- Recognise excellence in the science and practice of psychology
- Set standards in psychological testing
- Preserve and recognise the history of psychology.
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