Occupational Psychology is the application of the science of psychology to work.
Occupational psychologists use psychological theories and approaches to deliver tangible benefits by enhancing the effectiveness of organisations and developing the performance, motivation and wellbeing of people in the workplace.
Occupational psychologists develop, apply and evaluate a range of tools and interventions across many different areas of the workplace, including:
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More information on becoming an Occupational Psychologist is available through the Society's career pages.
We have also produced a short booklet that includes profiles from practising occupational psychologists, in which they explain what they do.
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