Email: | Tel: (+44) 0333 320 8074

Email: | Tel: (+44) 0333 320 8074

Welcome to The Psychologists Protection Society

The Psychologists Protection Society is here to protect practicing professionals and trainees in the talking and listening therapies.  Although originally limited to members from the field of psychology, members now include counsellors, psychotherapists, play therapists, art therapists, music therapists, drama therapists and similar related groups.  We’re a not for profit membership organisation, providing tailored specialist insurance, support and services to members in the UK, Republic of Ireland and other countries in Europe.

Susan Delaney Presentation
Sandy Murray Memorial Award
David Carey Presentation

Tailored Insurance

With three different levels of PPS membership available, choose the level of Members Professional Protection Insurance cover you need – Standard Bronze, Top Up Silver or Top Up Gold.  Professional Protection Insurance provides protection against claims for damages arising out of a members professional activities. Membership also includes Public Liability Insurance, which protects members against claims from third parties for damage to property or personal injury. PPS Members can also access a legal helpline to get quick, friendly, pragmatic advice from fully qualified, experienced lawyers.  Click here to join us.

Run by Therapists, for Therapists

As a not-for-profit organisation, we’re here purely for the benefit of our members.  Governed by a Board of Trustees made up of fellow therapists elected from the PPS membership roll, we have the expertise necessary to provide the best possible support, at a time when it is needed the most.  Click here to join us.

Need More Reasons to Join Us?

With so many protection and insurance providers out there, why choose The Psychologists Protection Society?

  • Members can apply for assistance from our Discretionary Trust Fund, which in the past has provided: help with employment issues, support with contractual and practice issues and counselling and mediation.
  • We want to help members avoid professional difficulties in the first place.  So, our Trustees provide tailored CPD events and, when necessary, swift, therapy-specific advice
  • With over 40 years experience, we have a track record of providing help to our members when they need it the most.  So why not join an organisation that is here to protect you while you do what you do best – helping your clients.

Click here to view 7 Great Reasons to Join The Psychologists Protection Society

Who can Join?

Counsellors, Clinical Psychologists, Psychotherapists, Art(s) Therapists, Music Therapists, Educational Psychologists, Dance Movement Psychotherapists, Play Therapists, Hypnotherapists, Transactional Analysts, Family Therapists, Drama Therapists, Cognitive Behavioural Therapists, Counselling Psychologists, Similar related professionals and trainees.

FREE CPD events

PPS offers access to tailored Continuous Professional Development activities designed to help you as you practice and avoid professional difficulties in the first place. PPS has a seperate online resource dedicated to promoting high standards of professional practice by practitioners in the talking and listening therapy services.

Click here to visit The Professional Practitioner Portal.

Latest News

Venues for Manchester AGM 2018 – Can you help?

The Psychologists Protection Society is looking to hold our AGM in Manchester, England this year. The Trustees are wondering if any of our PPS members living in the area can recommend an appropriate venue?

2017/18 Sandy Murray Memorial Award Essay Competition

At the instance of the Trustees of the Psychologists Protection Society, the Murray Family have agreed to offer a bi-annual prize to honour the life work and dedication to the Society by founder Sandy Murray. You are asked to send an essay, a reflective statement of what you think constitutes good therapy from a client’s perspective, within your own discipline of counselling, psychotherapy and the therapeutic modalities of psychology.

2017 AGM/CPD Event in Dublin – Changes to Programme

Dr David Carey has kindly stepped in at the last minute to take over the 5.15pm slot at our 2017 AGM in Dublin. Dr Carey will speak on the topic: “Remember Alfred Adler: Psychology, Purpose and Meaning”.

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We will be open for an hour or two today as Customer Care Manager Ewan is braving the weather here in Central Scotland!


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Well done Ewan!

Well done Ewan! Stay safe xx

Good for you Ewan - take care on the roads!

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‪The PPS office is operating reduced hours today (28th February) due to severe weather here in Central Scotland.‬..

UPDATE - Our office is now closing due to a red weather alert, we will keep you posted about tomorrow. Urgent enquiries ahould be made to

UPDATE 1ST MARCH - We will attempt to open the PPS office for a few hours this afternoon. Urgent enquiries should be made to
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Psychologists Protection Society and PPS are the trading names for the Psychologists Protection Society Trust (PPST) which is an Introducer Appointed Representative of SWIM Ltd. All insurance policies are arranged and administered by Psychologists Protection Services Ltd (PPS Ltd) which is an Appointed Representative of SWIM Ltd. SWIM Ltd is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

Psychologists Protection Services Ltd is registered in Scotland No. SC379274. Registered Office: The eCentre, Cooperage Way, Alloa, FK10 3LP.

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