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About Us

The British Psychological Society is a registered charity which acts as 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 application of the discipline.

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 public awareness.

We strive to:

  • be the learned society and professional body for the discipline
  • embrace equality, equity, diversity and inclusion
  • 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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