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.

News & Updates

CCP Update

The CCP process is now embedded in the profession’s annual cycle of continuing competency and re-certification.  The Board is committed to regular reviews of the process to ensure it is fit for purpose, helpful for the profession and does not place too onorous a...

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Collaborative Reference Group – Expression of Interest

Collaborative Reference Group - Expression of Interest A Collaborative Reference Group (CRG) is being established to consider and provide input on the options put forward by the Psychology Scope Advisory Group (PSAG) The reference group will consist of representatives...

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Raka Maui Consultation Outcome 2024

Raka Maui Consultation Outcome 2024 Outcome of re-consultation on proposed changes to registration requirements for overseas-trained psychologists Thank you to those individuals who took the time to read and respond to the consultation document on its 2023 proposal to...

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Workforce Survey Data News

Worforce Survey Data News Improving our Registration and Workforce Data The information that the NZPB collects when psychologists register and renew their Practising Certificate (PC) is one of the biggest sources of information about the psychology profession. It...

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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 acknowledge...

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