BPS Chartership Supervision Service: Becoming an Occupational Psychologist

Are you interested in becomming an Occupational Psychologist, and perhaps setting up your own consultancy that will enable you to apply psychological theories, concepts, principles, and research to the workplace and occupational settings. This is an interesting and promising field to get into. Both occupational and business psychologists are concerned with helping individuals and organisations to experience an improved life at work and in business. Such psychologists are interested in improving wellbeing, psychological safety, equality, diversion and inclusion, the design of organisations and roles, leadership capability, and much more. 

Routes to entering the profession:

There are specific routes to becoming an occupational and business psychologist. As well as completing Masters degrees in this area, one will have to become affiliated with the two or three professional bodies to receive recognition within the field. These include: The British Psychological Society (BPS), the Association for Business Psychologists, and the Healthcare Professions Council (HCPC).

Dr Michelle Hunter-Hill, Chartered Psychologist, Scientist, and Coach

My Credentials

    • Chartered Occupational Psychologist (CPsychol)
    • Chartered Coaching Psychologist (CPsychol)
    • Associate Fellow British Psychological Society
    • Register of Applied Psychology Practice Supervisors (RAPPs)
    • MSc Occupational Psychology
    • Certificate BPS Supervision Skills


  • Roles

    • Programme Director MSc Occupational and Business Psychology (BPS and ABP accredited).
    • BPS Verified Assessor RQTU.
    • BPS Assessor in Coaching Psychology Chartership.
    • BPS Assessor in Occupational Psychology.
  • Extensive psychometric qualifications including: Profile XT, MBTI, 15FQ+, 16PF, WAVE, Certificate of Competence in Occupational Testing (Level A) Certificate of Competence in Occupational Testing (Level B Intermediate) Certificate of Competence in Occupational Testing (Level B Intermediate Plus) European Test User Certificate (Level 2): Work and Organisational Assessment