Division of Counselling Psychology


We welcome requests to become involved in all aspects of the Division in particular we would like help creating content for the website even if you have no experience, in the communications team and also at the conference.

You can contact also go to the contact page and email committee members directly for a particular area of interest.

NAIG coordinator vacancies

This is now closed for application- Thank you to those who have applied. We have contacted the successful applicants

Two opportunities for the above are currently available. Both our DCoP Disability Network and our DCoP Spirituality Network require coordinators. Applicants are therefore invited. A brief outline of the role, function, and qualifications of a NAIG coordinator are set out below.

If you have any further questions about the role, please email Raymond Dempsey our DCoP NAIG Lead at: [email protected].

Closing date: 6th August 2018.

 Main Purpose of Role:

  • To be responsible for the functioning of your specific Network or Interest Group (NAIG).
  • To provide motivation and inspiration to help your NAIG flourish and enjoy gainful personal and professional development.
  • To keep your NAIG focused and on track with the Strategic aims of the Division as they relate to your specific NAIG.
  • To act as liaison between the DCoP NAIG Lead and your specific NAIG.
  • To distribute appropriate communication from the NAIG Lead, DCoP Executive Committee, and/or the Society to your specific NAIG.   


  • Successfully lead your specific NAIG to achieve your stated aims.
  • Promote the ongoing personal and professional development of members of your specific NAIG.
  • To complete related paperwork on time and accurately as requested by the DCoP NAIG Lead
  • To attend, when available, update meetings arranged by the DCoP NAIG Lead
  • Monitor and ensure the successful delivery of your specific NAIG’s vision


  • Membership of the Division of Counselling Psychology.
  • Recognised professional practice and leadership within Counselling Psychology specific to the focus of the specific NAIG.
  • Leadership and time management skills, along with the ability to manage multiple priorities, and network with regional and national professionals.
  • Dedication to the field of Counselling Psychology to provide on average a time commitment that may range from 2-4 hours per month.


To express your interest in either of the above Network and Interest Group coordinator roles, please complete both the statement of interest and declaration of interest forms. These can be found at:  https://mor.bps.org.uk.

The Division of Counselling Psychology will have a number spaces on their Committee and would like to invite Members to apply to be a co-opted into the roles at the AGM on the 6 July 2018.

This is now closed for application- Thank you to those who have applied. We are currently reviewing Statement of Interests for Ordinary Committee Member

The roles that we would like to invite interest for are as follows:

  • Vice Chair – to specifically support the Chair in their role
  • Honorary Secretary
  • Conference Lead
  • CPD Lead
  • Policy and Ethics Lead
  • Committee Member

What does being a committee member offer?

  • Previous committee members have described the role as the best CPD available. This is a chance to broaden your horizons and develop your career
  • You will gain invaluable professional knowledge and experience
  • You will support the professional development of your colleagues and help represent the profession at a national level
  • You will be supported by a very friendly and helpful committee
  • You will have free attendance at the DCoP annual conference
  • Travelling expenses, etc. are paid

What does being a committee member require from you?

  • 3 face to face meetings a year that are usually held in London
  • A two-day strategy meeting in September
  • An AGM as part of our Annual Conference
  • There are some tasks which need to be undertaken by Committee Members outside the meetings

Without volunteers on the Committee we cannot undertake the activities that the Membership want us to do.

If you’re interested in joining the Committee please complete a Statement of Interest form at mor.bps.org.uk by the 29 June 2018.

If you have any questions or require more details, then please contact Helen Barnett ([email protected])

Thank you for your support

DCoP Executive Committee