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Membership Benefits

Professional Recognition

  • As a Chartered Member: the platinum standard of professional achievement
  • Chartered Members can use the abbreviation C.Psychol. PsSI.
  • Graduate Members can use the abbreviation M.Ps.S.I.
  • Speaking opportunities at professional and public events
  • Promotion on the website through Find a Psychologist
  • Raising the profile of Psychology in the eyes of policy makers and the public
  • Through public awareness talks and Psychology Matters Day

Professional Networking

  • Through accrediting Psychology courses
  • Through lifelong learning and development
  • Through the Annual Conference offering opportunities for knowledge transfer
  • Through our on-line learning management system- supporting you to stay current and helping you to meet your regulatory responsibilities
  • Through support and challenge in the many and varied Divisions and Interest Groups

Other Key Benefits

  • Reduced member rates for hire of training and meeting rooms
  • Reductions to events and the Annual Conference
  • Advertising opportunities on the website, in The Irish Psychologist and ezines
  • Opportunities to develop social and networking skills
  • Ability to influence policy at local and national level
  • Join the growing community of Inspire Session speakers
  • Help with publishing your work on various media

Click on each membership type to find out more

  • Chartered Membership

     

    Chartered Membership is the platinum membership signifying the highest level of academic achievement. Chartered Members can use the abbreviation C.Psychol. PsSI.

    In order to qualify for Chartership, you must first be a Graduate Member of the Society. Click here for guidelines to assist you when applying for Chartered Membership. If you wish to apply for Chartered Membership please ensure you are logged into the PSI member area and follow the necessary steps. 

    Fees

    Chartered Membership Application Fee is €220. This is made up of a €150 processing fee, plus the €70 chartered top up fee.

    Due to the ongoing pandemic, we have reduced our 2021 Annual Chartered Membership Fee from €330, to €300.

     

     

  • Graduate Membership

    Graduate Membership is for those who have graduated from a PSI Accredited Psychology Undergraduate course with a Second Class Honours or above, or a PSI Accredited Psychology Conversion course. Click here for PSI Accredited Undergraduate/Conversion courses.

    If your qualification is from outside of Ireland, please click here. 

    Fees

    Due to the ongoing pandemic, we have reduced our 2021 Graduate Membership fee from €260 to €230.

    Those who join the PSI between 01 January and 31 August each year, your fee covers the rest of the calendar year, with your membership renewing 05 January the following year.

    Late Joiner Discount : Those who join the PSI from September onwards avail of the 'Late joiner discount' meaning your membership fee covers the rest of 2021 and all of 2022. Your next membership fees will be due January 2023.

    The application fee for Graduate Membership 2021 is €230.00*, including a non-refundable €87 processing fee. In cases where the application is unsuccessful, the applicant may request a refund of €143.00.

    *We offer a reduced rate to those in certain circumstances. The reduced rate fee is €75.00, including a €35.00 processing fee. In cases where the application is unsuccessful, the applicant may request a refund of €40.00. For information on the reduced rate, please see below. 

     

    Scroll down to the bottom of the page to apply. 

     

     

  • Student Membership

    The best way to start your career as a Psychologist is to join as an undergraduate. Membership is simple once you are on a PSI Accredited Undergraduate/Conversion course.

    Click here for PSI Accredited Undergraduate/Conversion courses.

    We offer three payment options for Student Members. Please see below for details. 

     

    • 1 Year : You can select this option at any stage during your PSI/ BPS accredited undergraduate or conversion qualification. As you are joining from September onwards your fee will cover your membership for the remainder of this year, AND the next calendar year. Your membership will automatically renew 05 January 2023. Fee of €25
    • 3 year: You can select this option if you are in your first year of a 3 year PSI/BPS accredited undergraduate qualification. Pay in advance for membership that covers the entire of your undergraduate course and receive a discount. Discounted rate of €60
    • 4 year: You can select this option if you are in your first year of a 4 year PSI/ BPS accredited undergraduate qualification. Pay in advance for membership that covers the entire of your undergraduate course and receive a discount. Discounted rate of €80

    Scroll down to apply online for Student Membership.

     

     

  • Fellowship

     

    Existing Associate Fellows, and Chartered Members can apply for Fellowship of the Society if they can demonstrate that they have made a significant contribution to Psychology.  Please email  membership@psychologicalsociety.ie for the PSI Fellowship Application form. Please refer to the PSI Fellowship Guidelines for information. See Here for guidelines. 

  • Associate Fellowship

    Graduate Members can upgrade their membership to Associate Fellow by following the procedure and meeting the criteria which apply. If you are a PSI member and wish to apply for Associate Fellow Membership please ensure you are logged into the PSI member area and apply online. 

  • Associate Membership

    Those who have an interest in psychology and wish to contribute to the Society but are not eligible for Student or Graduate Membership can join the PSI as an Associate Member. Please scroll down to the bottom of the page to apply online for membership. Annual subscription fee: €55.00. 

    Those who join the PSI between 01 January and 31 August each year, your fee covers the rest of the calendar year, with your membership renewing 05 January the following year.

    Late Joiner Discount : Those who join the PSI from September onwards avail of the 'Late joiner discount' meaning your membership fee covers the rest of 2021 and all of 2022. Your next membership fees will be due January 2023.

  • Division Membership

    All members can join the Divisions which represent the key psychology disciplines.

    Each Division caters to the particular needs, learning and development requirements of its members.

    Divisions bring the Society to life through activities, networking events and knowledge dissemination.

    Click Here to join a Division. 

  • Special Interest Group Membership

     

    All members can avail of, join or establish a Special Interest Group.

    Each Special Interest Group caters to the particular needs, learning and development requirements of its members.

    Groups bring the Society to life through activities, networking events and knowledge dissemination.

    Click Here to join a Special Interest Group.

  • Corporate Membership

    PSI welcomes organisational involvement in the Society. If you have an interest or work in the area of psychology or want to understand more about how psychology impacts business and people at work. Please email membership@psychologicalsociety.ie for further information on Corporate Membership.

  • Reduced Rate

    Reduced Rate 

    The PSI offers a reduced annual subscription rate of €75 in certain circumstances. To avail of the reduced rate you must meet one of the following:

    1. Enrolled in full-time postgraduate education;
    2. Current income threshold is below €27,000 per annum;
    3. Retired*;
    4. Living overseas.

     

    For Applicants: To avail of the reduced rate be sure to select your discount type AND submit your reduced rate evidence to the reduced rate section of the online membership application. Please note, if your evidence is not appropriate, your application may be declined.

    Depending on your circumstances, please provide the following relevant documentation:

    • Student
      ​If you are in full-time postgraduate education, please provide a valid student card or a letter from your University showing you are enrolled on a course that is full-time.
    • Low Income or Unemployed
      If your current income is below €27,000 per annum, we require your ‘Employment Detail Summary’ which you can access through Revenue  ‘My Account’. If you are self-employed, please provide a letter from your accountant stating your earnings or an acknowledgement from the Revenue Commissioners titled the ITSA Full Agreement Pack which can be accessed via your ROS inbox. If you are unemployed, please provide evidence that you are receiving Social Welfare, including the COVID-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment (PUP). 
    • Retired*
      Send us notification that you are retired.
    • Overseas
      If you are living overseas we require an official document showing your name and address overseas, for example, a utility bill.

     

    *Retired - Please note, Chartered members who avail of the retired reduced rate will not receive Chartered Certificates and will not appear on Find a Psychologist. 

     

     

     

     

     

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