The Faculty of Clinical Health Psychology was set up to develop the psychological interest of professionals working in this field, the faculty supports its members by offering access to a wide range of networks to forward the specialist interests of psychologists working with physical health.
Membership of the faculty is open to members of the British Psychological Society.
If you are not already a member you can join at the same time as applying for membership of the Society.
There are three grades of faculty membership:
For psychologists who are Full Members of the Division of Clinical Psychology (DCP) and who work in or have an interest or expertise in the field of clinical health.
For psychologists who are General (Pre-Training) and In-Training members of the Division of Clinical Psychology (DCP). Affiliate members may take part in discussions but may not vote.
For General members of the Division of Clinical Psychology (DCP) and non-Division members. Associate members may take part in discussions but may not vote.
Please note: if you are not a member of the Society you will not be able to access the website, download publications from the BPS Shop, or receive emails via the Member Network announcement email list.
Benefits of Belonging
Benefits of Faculty of Clinical Health Psychology MembershipShow content
Benefits include study days accessible to psychologists of all levels of experience, an advice and support network which is easily accessible to individual psychologists working in the field of physical health and disability in the form of a membership discussion list.
The Faculty also have a number of networks relating to specialist areas with the field of Clinical Health Psychology and each network have a discussion list to share information. Membership of the networks is free once becoming a member of the Faculty.
- Cardiac, respiratory, critical care and liaison psychology
- Paediatric HIV
To join a network please contact Member Network Services stating which network you wish to be a part of.
To find out more about the networks:
Member Announcement Email ListShow content
The Faculty of Clinical Health Psychology uses its membership announcement email list to inform its members of activities and initiatives that are relevant to their interests and to make requests for engagement on topical issues.
By becoming a member of the Faculty you are automatically added to the announcement list.
To receive these emails you will need to:
- become a member of the Faculty of Clinical Health Psychology
- opt into receiving email communication and provide a working email address
These preferences can be updated by logging into your BPS website account.
If you have any queries, please contact Member Network Services.
To assist us in responding to your query please make sure to include your membership number and quote 'Faculty of Clinical Health Psychology announcement email' in the subject line.
Member Discussion Email ListShow content
The Faculty of Clinical Health Psychology has the following discussion lists;
- Faculty of Clinical Health Psychology
- Faculty of Clinical Health Psychology - Clinical Health Faculty Cardiac network
- Faculty of Clinical Health Psychology - Clinical Health Faculty Obesity network
To join the discussion list you will need to be:
- a member of the Faculty for Clinical Health Psychology
- opted into receiving email communication from the Society (you can change your preference by logging onto your account via the BPS website)
To join the Member Discussion List email Member Network Services quoting ‘Faculty of Clinical Health Psychology Discussion List’ and your membership number in the subject line.
Getting involved with the Faculty of Clinical Health Psychology CommitteeShow content
The Faculty of Clinical Health Psychology relies on a wide range of people getting involved, and the work of the Faculty is largely achieved through the dedication of unpaid volunteers.
Our volunteers come from a wide range of different backgrounds, whether they be practitioners or academics, or full members or in-training members, and together form an open and inclusive community.