Institute of Clinical Psychology (ICP)
The Institute of Clinical Psychology was formally established as part of the NZPsS in 1999. Membership is free (included in your annual NZPsS subscription). The Management Committee is a democratically elected body that meets regularly throughout the year.
Promoting the highest standards of clinical psychological knowledge and practice within Aotearoa/New Zealand in the interests of the public and the profession.
What we offer our members
- Recognition of one’s status as a clinical psychologist
- Improved networking and lobbying opportunities
- Specialist, targeted services of value to clinical psychologists, such as publications and professional development
- Accountability to the profession with regard to maintenance/upskilling in key areas of clinical practice
- Opportunities to contribute to the success of the Institute by being willing to assume managerial/professional roles within the Institute.
ICP committee in 2022/23
Meredith Blampied- Chair
Julia Davis – Treasurer & Membership
Amrit Kaur – Secretary & Grants
Matthew Manderson- General Committee
Elizabeth McLean - Pou Tikanga Tauira
Taylor-Jane Cox - Student Rep
Marike de Wet - Student Rep in Waiting
(i) Full Members
(ii) Affiliates (Society members interested but ineligible to become members)
(iii) Student Member (those enrolled in a clinical psychology training programme).
(a) A current financial Member of NZPsS.
(b) A Psychologist registered with the New Zealand Psychologists Board in the Clinical Psychologist Scope, and holds a current Annual Practising Certificate )
(a) Financial Full Member of the NZPsS
(b) Has an interest in Institute business but does not meet the Full membership criteria Rule 5.3 (i) (b). .
(a) Student subscriber/member of the NZPsS
(b) Currently enrolled in a New Zealand clinical training programme.
How to join the ICP
Full NZPsS members: click here for the online application
NZPsS students: If you are an NZPsS student and enrolled in a clinical programme we add you as ICP student automatically- no need to complete another application form. Here is some information specifically for ICP students.
We are offering the following grants in 2021
Download the following grants criteria and application forms
Institute of Clinical Psychology Grants Criteria
ICP Clinical Student Support Grant Application Form
All completed applications should be emailed to
Note: the ICP Professional Development Grant, General Research Grant, and Māori Clinical Psychology Development Grant are not currently being offered.
Contact the NZPsS membership administrator on for more information.