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
Kirsty Dempster-Rivett- Chair
Meredith Blampied- Chair Elect
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.
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