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DCP Faculty of Clinical Health Psychology

The Faculty of Clinical Health Psychology promotes the professional and scientific work of BPS members with an interest in people with a disability or other physical health problems.

About

We also work to raise awareness of good clinical practice and to promote current research and service issues.

Faculty Networks

The faculty currently comprises the following networks:

  • Cardiac, respiratory, critical care and liaison psychology
  • Diabetes
  • Obesity
  • Paediatric HIV
  • Pain
  • Renal

Clinical Health Commissioning Project Literature Guide: Key Documents

Clinical Guidelines

NICE

Key policy-orientated publications

These are examples of publications that are particularly noteworthy in terms of being recent contributions (i.e. since 2012) to the awareness of long-term conditions and the impact of chronic ill health on psychological wellbeing.

    Reviews

    Committee

    Chair: Rebecca Houghton

    Chair Elect: Vacant

    Honorary Treasurer: Alison Pearce

    Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Officer: Leeanne Nicklas

    Communications Officer: Alice Plummer

    Policy Officer: Vacant

    Research Officer: Vacant

    • Committee Members
    • Jane Hutton
    • Mark Griffiths
    • Anna Marie Doyle

    Cardiac Network Representative: Vacant

    DHP Representative: Noelle Robertson

    Diabetes Network Representative: Daniel Zahl

    FPOP Representative: Jane Simpson

    GTiCP Representative: Noelle Robertson

    MUS Network Representative: Mark Griffiths 

    Obesity Network Representative: Ian McKenna

    Paediatric HIV Representative: Harriet Conniff

    Peninsular Representative: Vacant

    Pre-Qualification Representative: Anna Bootle

    Renal Network Representative: Emma Coyne

    Scottish Representative: Vacant

    SIGOPAC Representative: Alex King

    SMW Wales Representative: Vacant

    South East Representative: Stephanie Jarrett

    SUCLC Representative: Vacant

    Thames Valley Representative: Vacant

    Trainee/ Assistant Psychologist Representative: Alexandra Boughey

    West England Representative: Lesley Hitchman

    Join

    Apply to join the faculty (students, affiliates, e-subscribers)

    Apply to join the faculty (graduate, chartered, and in-training members)

    Membership of the Faculty of Clinical Health Psychology is only open to members of the British Psychological Society.

    There are three grades of faculty membership:

    • Full 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.

    • Affiliate membership

      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.

    • Associate membership

      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.

    If you are not already a member, you can join the faculty at the same time as applying for membership of the society:

    Apply to join the society

    Benefits of belonging

    Benefits of Faculty of Clinical Health Psychology Membership

    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
    • Diabetes
    • Obesity
    • Paediatric HIV
    • Pain
    • Renal

    To join a network please contact Member Network Services stating which network you wish to be a part of. 

    Member Announcement Email List

    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:

    1. become a member of the Faculty of Clinical Health Psychology
    2. opt into receiving email communication and provide a working email address

    These preferences can be updated by logging into your member portal.

    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 List

    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:

    1. a member of the Faculty for Clinical Health Psychology 
    2. opted into receiving email communication from the Society (you can change your preference by logging onto your account via the member portal)  

    Getting involved with the Faculty of Clinical Health Psychology Committee

    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.