Health psychology is the study of psychological and behavioural processes in health, illness, and healthcare (Johnston, 1994)
Membership of the Division is open only to graduate members of the Society. There are two categories of membership of the Division; these are as follows:
Hold a postgraduate professional qualification in Health Psychology recognised by PSI Council of the Society
Hold a postgraduate qualification in Psychology and have such training and/or experience as may be regarded by the Division Committee as equivalent to a professional qualification in Health Psychology
Associate Membership of the Division is open to PSI members. Associate Members can suggest resolutions and requests for matters to be put onto the Annual General Meeting agenda but are not entitled to hold office or to vote.
An applicant for Associate Membership must fulfil one of the following conditions:
Be studying a relevant postgraduate qualification in Health Psychology leading to eligibility for Full Membership;
Be engaged in an area of work related to Health Psychology recognised for this purpose by the Division Committee.
Applications are made through the PSI website and sent to the Division Committee for evaluation. All applications must include the below:
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Studying Health Psychology in Ireland
These are the only PSI accredited Health Psychology courses in Ireland
MSc Health Psychology at NUIG: Here
Structured PhD in Psychology and Health at NUIG: Here
Structured PhD in Health Psychology Practice at NUIG: Here
Psychology, Health & Medicine Conference
The DHP Awards will be taking place this year and all information can be found in the footer below. The winners will be announced in the abstract booklet.
2021 - This year the School of Public Health and the School of Applied Psychology in University College Cork are jointly hosting the Conference. The Conference is fully online and will be held as three half-day sessions on May 12th 13th and 14th. See more details at https://www.ucc.ie/en/phm/
2020 - Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 pandemic the 2020 in-person conference was cancelled. The book of abstracts is available to view at https://osf.io/khg45/
2019 - Maynooth
2018 – Ulster University, Coleraine
2017 – RCSI
2016 – UCC
2015 – Stranmillis University College, Belfast
2013 – DCU
2012 – Queens, Belfast
2011 – NUIG
2010 – RCSI
2009 – TCD
To contact the Division of Health Psychology: