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Division of Coaching Psychology

The Division of Coaching Psychology supports coaching psychologists, coaches, individual clients and organisations who are interested in learning more about coaching psychology and coaching services by providing them with a means of sharing research as well as practical experiences that relate to the psychology of coaching.

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Becoming a full Divisional member of the new Division

Peer review route

The Peer review route is open to existing Chartered members who were on the Register of Coaching Psychologists on the 1st November 2021 (or who were eligible for inclusion in the register on that date).

Applicants must be undergoing supervision of their coaching psychology practice appropriate to their work, and must hold current professional indemnity insurance (or be covered by an employer’s provision).

Applicants meeting these criteria have the opportunity to apply for transfer to full Divisional membership of the new Division.

Candidates will submit a transfer form including three 500-word statements about aspects of their practice and research along with a CV, CPD record, selected supporting evidence, and evidence of meeting the eligibility criteria.

Eligible applicants will engage in a peer review of colleagues’ submissions in determining their suitability for transfer. These conversations will take place with reference to the Level 8 Standards in Coaching Psychology.

Successful applicants will be eligible for full Divisional membership of the Division of Coaching Psychology and will be upgraded to full Divisional member status free of charge for the remainder of their subscription year.

This route will be open until 31 December 2023.

Check this is the right route for you

The accompaning flowchart is intended to assist in identifying which route is most appropriate for a candidate, given their existing status and experience.

If you do not meet the criteria for the Peer review route, you may still be eligible for the Accelerated route to full Divisional membership, if you hold GBC and have five years’ experience in Coaching Psychology.

The Careers page includes full details and access to the application form.

Application

Read the Peer Review Route applicant guidelines.

Candidates wishing to apply for transfer will need to complete the application form below.

An application fee of £199.92 + VAT (£239.90 inc. VAT) is payable.

Once the application fee has been processed, and eligibility for the route confirmed, applicants will be provided with access to the route via BPS Learn. They will then be able to download all relevant forms and documentation in order to prepare their submission for peer review.

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