Our mission is to advance the creation, communication and application of psychological knowledge to benefit society and improve people's lives. We do this by: Encouraging the development and application of psychology in the broadest manner.Promoting research in psychology, the improvement of research methods and conditions and the application of research findings.Improving the qualifications and usefulness of psychologists by establishing high standards of ethics, conduct, education and achievement.Increasing and disseminating psychological knowledge through meetings, professional contacts, reports, papers, discussions and publications.
The British Psychological Society is a registered charity which acts as the representative body for psychology and psychologists in the UK, and is responsible for the promotion of excellence and ethical practice in the science, education, and application of the discipline. As a society we support and enhance the development and application of psychology for the greater public good, setting high standards for research, education, and knowledge, and disseminating our knowledge to increase the wider public awareness of psychology and its importance.
The Australian Psychological Society’s 24,000 members work in diverse settings and sectors around the country and the world. More than 200 active groups and branches covering all areas of psychological practice and discipline in Australia. We advance psychology for members and their communities via advocacy, education, and evidence-based practice. Contact the different departments of the APS to find answers to your queries.