Psychological Society of Ireland /Cumann Síceolaithe Éireann
Address: Psychological Society of Ireland
Phone: +353 (01) - 472 0105
Fax: +353 (01) - 424 4051
[From the web]
PSI is the learned and professional body for the profession in Ireland, with the primary object of advancing psychology as a pure and applied science in Ireland and elsewhere. The Society has grown significantly since its inception and now has over 2000 members.
[from the IUPsyS National Tour]
Membership in the Psychological Society of Ireland is open to all who have an honors degree in psychology awarded by an Irish University or an equivalent qualification. The Society, founded to "advance psychology as a pure and applied science and as a profession," is governed by a Council and has established a number of specialized groups, the most active groups include the Clinical, Counselling, Health and Work and Organisational divisions. The Psychological Society of Ireland organizes an annual conference at which members report on advances in psychological research and practice, an annual lecture given by a distinguished Irish psychologist, and many ordinary meetings of the society. The Psychological Society of Ireland's specialized groups arrange programs to further the professional development of members and to advance the appreciation of psychology among the general public. The society has published policy documents on the role of psychologists in the education and health services. It publishes two periodicals. The society meets regularly with government agencies to represent areas of concern for psychology and psychologists. The society is a full member of the European Federation of Psychologists Associations and of the International Union of Psychological Societies. Through these bodies, it represents psychology on the European and world stages. Membership of these bodies also helps us to keep psychology in Ireland informed of current thinking in Europe and worldwide.