Division of Educational Psychology

Membership of the Division of Educational Psychology (DEP)

Applicants for membership of the Division of Educational Psychology must hold existing Graduate Membership of the Psychological Society of Ireland.

Full Membership

This is available to psychologists who hold a postgraduate professional qualification in Educational Psychology recognised by the Society. Upon application please include a copy of your transcript certificate for your Educational Psychology Post-Graduate Qualification and a copy of your Certificate awarded from your Masters or Doctorate in Educational Psychology.

Associate Membership

This is available to students of a postgraduate training course in Educational Psychology


That they are, at the time of application, working in the area of Educational Psychology as recognised by the Division Committee.

If you obtained your qualification in Educational Psychology outside of the Republic of Ireland, please email the DEP membership secretary, Dr. Caitriona Martyn, at education@psychologicalsociety.ie, prior to applying for DEP membership

Who we are: Aims and Objectives

The Division of Educational Psychology promotes best practice in Educational Psychology by providing a forum for the sharing of knowledge and expertise among Educational Psychologists.

The Division strives to raise the profile of the discipline of Educational Psychology among organisations and individuals and to promote a better understanding of the role and work of the Educational Psychologist.

Please complete the DEP membership application form below and upload with it a copy of your Academic transcript and Certificate awarded at graduation for your post-graduate qualification in Educational Psychology (Masters or Doctoral level).

Contact the Committee: education@psychologicalsociety.ie 


Laura McAvinue


Deirdre Boyle


Anita Prunty


Caitriona Martyn


Andrew Kennedy

Neil Dempsey

Aidan Corr

Rita Wall

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