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Welcome to Te Poari Kaimātai Hinengaro o Aotearoa | New Zealand Psychologists Board

We are the regulatory authority appointed under the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003 in respect of the profession of psychology.

What We Do

  • Work to protect the public in relation to psychologists.
  • Ensure that only those who are registered with the board use the title “psychologist”.
  • Maintain a publicly accessible register of psychologists in Aotearoa New Zealand.
  • Set standards for registration and practice for psychologists.
  • Hear concerns or complaints about psychologists’ services.

Consultations

We welcome your feedback on these consultations and public feedback documents so we can maintain the high standards for which New Zealand’s psychology profession is respected. Your responses are valuable in helping to shape our future, our processes and the way we practice.

Click here to view the consultations page.

 

Want to register

NZPB Scopes of Practice, accredited courses, and registration guidelines both for practitioners trained in New Zealand and overseas.

Already registered

A regularly updated resource of certification guidelines, reviews, competence matters and more for certified practitioners of psychology.

Raising a concern

Members of the public must be able to trust that a practitioner using a protected title has been determined to be competent and fit to practise.

Search the Register

Members of the public must be able to trust that a practitioner using a protected title has been determined to be competent and fit to practise.

Updates

Scopes of Practice

Extension of Consultation Period for Scopes of Practice  Te Poari Kaimātai Hinengaro o Aotearoa the New Zealand Psychologists Board would like to provide an update on the consultation of the proposed review of the scopes of practice. First, we would like to...

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Roadshow feedback

During the Roadshow, we promised we would update you on what happened with all of your fantastic feedback. We’ve made some progress and wanted to let you know what is happening next. The Board met on 16 and 17 August. The main kaupapa for the hui was to consider...

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Call for volunteers

The "Best practice guidelines for working with clients with diverse sex, sexuality and gender" are under revision and the current authorship group would like to invite psychologists who identify as part of the Rainbow communities in Aotearoa, who might be interested...

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