Email: enquiries@ppstrust.org | Tel: (+44) 0333 320 8074

Email: enquiries@ppstrust.org | 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 products, support and services to members resident in the UK and The Republic of Ireland.

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Tailored Products

With three different levels of PPS membership available, choose the level of Members Professional Protection cover you need – Standard Bronze, Top Up Silver or Top Up Gold.  Members Professional Protection 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 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

New CPD Videos Available to Watch Online

Naming and shaming therapists: Protecting the public or harming therapy? On Friday 2nd November 2018 The Psychologists Protection Society Trust invited Dr Philip Cox to speak on the topic "Naming and shaming therapists: Protecting the public or harming...

Message from PPS Trust Chairperson Regarding LAMP Insurance

Dear PPS Members As I’m sure you are aware, PPS is a not for profit Trust run by your fellow counsellors, psychologists and psychotherapists.  The PPS Trustees are elected from the PPS membership roll and make decisions on behalf of our members. LAMP...

Speakers Required for our Event in Glasgow, Scotland

The Psychologists Protection Society Trust is hosting its annual AGM in Glasgow, Scotland on the evening of Friday 1st November 2019. The Psychologists Protection Society is a not-for-profit organisation, run for the benefit of members across the UK and...

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Thanks to everyone who entered our free prize draw to win a copy of "Professional Practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy - Ethics and the Law" by Peter Jenkins.

The lucky winner of a copy of the book is MARTINA REDMOND. Please email Ruth - ruth@ppstrust.org to arrange delivery of your prize!

Please check our Facebook Fan Page from time to time as we will be holding another free prize draw again soon.
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We have a copy of "Professional Practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy - Ethics and the Law" to give away. Although the book is focussed on the BACPs Ethical Framework, it also covers broader perspectives on good professional practice. Topics covered include: practising as a therapist in different roles and organizational contexts, working with key issues, including difference, vulnerable clients and risk, understanding the law and relevant legal frameworks & and working ethically.

One lucky therapist will win a copy of the book. Please like or comment on this post to enter this free competition....closing date is 12 noon on Friday 17th May 2019.
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We have a copy of Professional Practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy - Ethics and the Law to give away. Although the book is focussed on the BACPs Ethical Framework, it also covers broader perspectives on good professional practice. Topics covered include: practising as a therapist in different roles and organizational contexts, working with key issues, including difference, vulnerable clients and risk, understanding the law and relevant legal frameworks & and working ethically.

One lucky therapist will win a copy of the book. Please like or comment on this post to enter this free competition....closing date is 12 noon on Friday 17th May 2019.

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Thank you! It would indeed be so good to have. How much does it cost to purchase?

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Please add my name to the competition as this would be very useful for my master's research. Thank you!

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Would appreciate a current copy. (Love the cover too).

i remember watching pJ online as he gave his talk back in 2014, and being very interested in his framework - challenging myths and legends on what is and isn't legal practice. As a member of PPS I would dearly love this book for myself, and also for teaching my students. Question; Would he sign it?

So many updates and changes would love a current copy .

Hello from Greece, would be perfect for my essay in counselling psy .. would also pay for the delivery 🙂

It would be a good book to have

Ethics and law essential

Liked, shared and hopeful.

What is price of this book to purchase ? Thanks.

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The PPS office will be closed from Friday 19th April to Monday 22nd April. If you need assistance during this period, please email enquiries@ppstrust.org as this email account will be monitored. ... See MoreSee Less

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Psychologists Protection Society and PPS are the trading names for the Psychologists Protection Society Trust (PPST). All plans and insurance policies are arranged and administered by Psychologists Protection Services Ltd (PPS Ltd). For the purposes of introducing insurance, the Psychologists Protection Society Trust (PPST) is an Introducer Appointed Representative of SWIM Ltd, and for the purposes of administering insurance Psychologists Protection Services Ltd (PPS Ltd) are 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.