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About Us

The British Psychological Society is the representative body for psychology and psychologists in the UK, and is responsible for the promotion of excellence and ethical practice in the science, education, and practical applications of the discipline.

What we do

As a society we support and enhance the development and application of psychology for the greater public good, setting high standards for research, education, and knowledge, and disseminating our knowledge to increase the wider public awareness of psychology and its importance.

We always strive to:

  • be the learned society and professional body for the discipline
  • make psychology accessible to all
  • promote and advance the discipline
  • be the authoritative and public voice of psychology
  • determine and ensure the highest standards in all we do
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