The Faculty of Psychosis and Complex Mental Health exists to promote the principles of recovery and social inclusion for people who experience hallucinations or altered states of mind, hold unusual beliefs, or have difficulty thinking clearly.
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 psychosis and complex mental 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 for Psychosis & Complex Mental Health membershipShow content
Membership of the Faculty for Psychosis & Complex Mental Health includes access to:
- Briefing papers and policy documents
- Conferences and events
- Facilities for liaising with other agencies and professional groups.
The Faculty also have a number of networks relating to specialist areas with the field of Children, Young People and thier Families and each networks have a discussion list to share information. Membership of the networks is free once becoming a member of the Faculty.
- Acute & Crisis Network
- Assertive Outreach Network
- Community Mental Health Team (CMHT) Network
- Early Intervention in Psychosis Network
- Family Intervention Network
- North East Branch
- Northern Ireland Branch
- Personality and Complex Trauma Network (PACT)
- Rehabilitation & Recovery Services Network
- Wales Branch
- Scotland Branch
To join a network please contact Member Network Services stating which network you wish to be part of.
To find out more about the faculty networks:
Member Announcement Email ListShow content
The Faculty for Psychosis & Complex Mental Health 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 for Psychosis & Complex Mental Health
- 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 for Psychosis & Complex Mental Health announcement email' in the subject line.
Member Discussion Email ListShow content
To join the discussion list you will need to be:
- a member of Faculty for Psychosis & Complex Mental Health
- 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 discussion list email Member Network Services quoting ‘Faculty for Psychosis & Complex Mental Health Discussion List’ and your membership number in the subject line.
Getting involved with the Faculty for Psychosis & Complex Mental HealthShow content
The Faculty for Psychosis & Complex Mental Health 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.