APS College of Clinical Psychologists

Why join

Join over 4900 fellow clinical psychologists who have joined to be informed, resourced and supported by the premier professional organisation for clinical psychology in Australia.
As a member of the APS College of Clinical Psychologists the benefits you will receive are:

Professional Development

  • Discounts on all local and national clinical college professional development events
  • Discounted registration to our Annual Clinical College Conference providing advanced clinical psychology masterclasses and workshops by experts in their field 
  • Discounts on our advanced clinical psychology online webinars - launching 2018
  • Free access to a library of online seminar recordings, which contains recent professional development presentations (topics include: positive psychology, how to become a master therapist, psychosis treatment etc.)

Keep up-to-date

  • Free subscription to our e-newsletter to keep you up-to-date on the latest in clinical psychology research and practice
  • Exclusive emails and bulletins to keep you informed and up to date with all the developments in the fast-changing world of clinical psychology
  • $10 online subscription to our journal Clinical Psychologist, the College‚Äôs peer-reviewed journal
  • Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn

Connect with colleagues:

  • Members only online discussion forum to easily communicate with other clinical psychologists
  • Exclusive networking events with colleagues to learn about opportunities for career development, clinical supervision and professional support
  • Join our Mentoring program and access senior clinical psychologists to guide and support you as you navigate your career
  • A College supervisor directory is available for members
  • Join a peer supervision group
  • Access to state-based committee members for support on local issues
  • Get involved by volunteering for committee activities, simply contact us for more information

Clinical psychology advocacy:

  • Help raise the profile of clinical psychology as a profession. With more members, the College has a stronger voice with government, the APS and the public
  • We provide advocacy for clinical psychology to government and Medicare
  • Advocacy with universities for the Clinical Psychology area of practice and training standards
  • Promotion of the skills and role of Clinical Psychologists to the public
  • Skilled and effective advocacy more broadly for issues of concern to clinical psychologists

APS membership also includes the following benefits:

  • Online CPD log to easily keep track of CPD and ensure you meet registration requirements
  • Employment and business opportunities advertised via PsychXchange; set alerts direct to your inbox
  • Email and phone advisory service- Talk to a professional practice consultant who can answer member queries about professional ethical dilemmas, practice concerns and legal issues.
  • Find a psychologist listing - an online, telephone and email referrals service for the public, GPs and health professionals, searchable by location and areas of expertise
  • Practice guidelines, review papers, tip sheets and other resources to provide you with the latest information on treatment for a range of psychological disorders
  • Access to thousands of international journals covering a range of areas relevant to psychology through Proquest
  • Free combined malpractice insurance cover for postgraduate students and Registrars (including professional indemnity, public and product liability), and discounted rates for members. 
  • Free copies of the APS Code of Ethics and Ethical Guidelines
  • Discount on psychology textbooks (35% off Wiley books)


Find out more here:

For an overview of APS membership benefits, please visit the APS website, while additional clinical psychology college information on benefits can be accessed at on the College website. For further information, please do not hesitate to contact Dr Karl Wiener, Recruitment and Retention of Clinical psychology College membership apsclin_membership@yahoo.com.