Division of Clinical Psychology


Power Threat Meaning Framework documents

This page includes details of all current DCP publications (post 2015). 




Alternative Handbook for
Postgraduate Training Courses in Clinical Psychology - 2018

Applied Practitioner
psychologist internship
programmes and unpaid voluntary assistant psychologist posts

The Appointment of Consultant Psychologists: Guidance on using
National Assessors for the quality assurance of appointments and clinical governance of psychological practice

Clinical Psychology in Early Stage Dementia Care Pathway - Accessible version      

Code of Ethics and Conduct


Communicating a diagnosis of dementia

Continued Supervision


Guidelines for National Assessors


Guidelines for Psychologists
on Disclosures of Historical
sexual Abuse

Guidelines on Language in
Relation to Functional Psychiatric Diagnosis

Inclusivity Strategy  

Incorporating Attachment Theory into Practice: Clinical Practice Guideline for
Clinical Psychologists working with
People who have Intellectual

Perinatal Service Provision:
the Role of Perinatal Clinical Psychology

Positive Behaviour Support


The Power Threat Meaning
Framework - Towards the
identification of patterns in
emotional distress, unusual
experiences and troubled or
troubling behaviour, as an
alternative to functional
psychiatric diagnosis


The Power Threat Meaning Framework - Overview

Psychological best practice in inpatient services for older people

Psychological therapies and
people who have intellectual disabilities 

Psychological Perspective
on Hoarding


A Review of the Clinical Psychology workforce in Northern Ireland 2015

Understanding formulation - service user leaflet

Understanding formulation
for young people
Service User leaflet

Understanding Hoarding: 
When our relationship with possessions goes wrong

Understanding psychiatric
diagnosis in adult mental

Understanding Psychosis and Schizophrenia 

What good looks like in
psychological services for
children, young people and their families

What good could look like in
integrated psychological
services or children, young people & their families 

Preliminary guidance and examples of practice

What is a clinical psychologist?
Easy read information leaflet

   Occasional Papers 

The Francis Report - Going Forward 


Scotland specific papers

Status of all all publications, including those planned to be produced


Guidance on Neuropsychological
Testing with Individuals who have Intellectual Disabilities