For the public

What is a psychologist?

The Board is required to describe the contents of the profession in terms of one or more scopes of practice. After extensive consultation, we have gazetted six scopes.

Raising a concern

Only practitioners who are currently registered with (and who are therefore accountable to) the Psychologists Board can legally use the title “Psychologist”.


The Health Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal hears and determines disciplinary proceedings brought against health practitioners within New Zealand.