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Division of Clinical Psychology

The Division of Clinical Psychology (DCP) exists to promote the professional interests of Clinical Psychologists across the UK.

The DCP works closely with a number of organisations including the NHS, the government, and multiple professional bodies and groups in the voluntary sector, to promote and develop clinical psychology as a body of knowledge and skills.

For any queries regarding the work of the Division of Clinical Psychology please contact the Member Networks Team

Join the DCP

Membership of the DCP is only open to members of the British Psychological Society.

If you are not already a member you can join the DCP at the same time as applying for membership of the BPS.

There are three grades of divisional membership:

  • Full Divisional membership

    For fully qualified psychologists who are eligible for Chartered Status.

  • In-training Divisional membership

    For psychologists in-training who hold Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership and are working towards Chartered status and Full Divisional membership.

  • General Divisional membership

    For members of the society who are not currently eligible for the above grades, to join as a General Member.

Benefits of DCP Membership

Members joining the Division at General (Assistant) or In-Training membership grade will automatically also become members of the Division's Pre-Qualification Group, whose purpose is to ensure that members have a voice within the profession.

The Pre-Qual Group gathers and distributes information and knowledge on current developments that impacts on their members.

Additional benefits of membership

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