Division of Counselling Psychology

Joining and benefits

Why join DCoP? The benefits.

Whether you're a trainee, recently qualified or an experienced Counselling Psychologist, there are many benefits to joining the Division of Counselling Psychology.

Please take a look at our leaflet outlining the benefits of joining the professional body for Counselling Psychologists.

We are currently updating the leaflet, but it should offer you some useful guidance and information to make the most of your membership to the Division of Counselling Psychology. 

Membership of the division is open to all members of the British Psychological Society.

If you are not already a member you can join at the same time as applying for membership of the Society.

There are three grades of Divisional membership:

  • Full divisional membership

    For fully qualified psychologists who are eligible for Chartered Status.
  • In-training divisional membership

    For psychologists in-training who hold the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership and are working towards Chartered status and full divisional membership.
  • General divisional membership

    For members of the Society who are not currently eligible for the above grades, to join as a General Member.


To apply please click here