Become a Member

The Positive Psychology Guild (PPG) runs a professional membership service for Positive Psychology Practitioners, and other professionals who integrate Positive Psychology approaches into their work.

The purpose of this membership service is to:

  • Create a positive online community for practitioners
  • Provide liability and insurance coverage to qualified practitioners (UK)
  • Develop a Register of Positive Psychology Practitioners who are qualified and insured to practice
  • Contribute to the development of best practices through member and other stakeholder engagement

The membership service also aims to support the training and development of practitioners through:

  • Sharing information about PPG-accredited CPD training courses and events
  • Facilitating professional development for members by providing access to a central community of practice events designed to support practitioners and promote standards of practice, client, and self-care
  • Research community events – designed to discuss developments and research within Positive Psychology

About PPG

PPG is a Not for Profit Organisation and a government registered learning provider with a UK Provider Reference Number: 10067939. We are also a CPD certified Provider dedicated to raising the standards of training and continuing professional development.

Our public communications and networking platform is the Positive Psychology Network. This platform brings all of our brand names together, which all operate under PPG.

Within PPG there are two core functions:

  • Membership services for Positive Psychology Practitioners
  • Education services on Positive Psychology Practice, Autism Awareness, and Neurodiversity & Inclusion

Under Education there are 3 initiatives:

To learn more about our work, please click here. You may also visit our organisational policies section here, where you will find the latest copy of the PPG Group Policy insurance certificate for practitioner members who are covered by PPG for insurance and liability.


Membership Categories

There are 2 membership categories:

  1. Professional Membership
  2. Organisational Membership

1. Professional Membership

Annual Fee: £150

Eligibility Criteria:

  • You hold a Level 5+ qualification in Positive Psychology in Practice or Applied Positive Psychology from a reputable education provider.*

Membership Benefits:

  • Access to the Journal of Positive Psychology
  • Practitioner rates on membership events
  • Practitioner rates on CPD courses and events
  • Inclusion on the Register of Practitioners
  • Liability and insurance coverage included (UK), subject to inclusion on the Register of Practitioners

Please note if you are a Professional member, it is a mandatory requirement to join the Register of Practitioners and to hold insurance in your respective geographical area. Your annual fee covers the application to join the Register of Positive Psychology Professionals, and it includes insurance if you practice within the UK.

*To check if your qualification is on our list of approved training providers, please contact us at membership@ppnetwork.org Other qualifications and experience may be considered.


2. Organisational Membership

Bi-annual Fee: £500+**

Eligibility Criteria:

  • You are a registered Professional Member and run your own company, and wish to deliver PPG-accredited CPD training and events

Membership Benefits:

  • Access to the Journal of Positive Psychology
  • Organisational rates on membership events
  • Organisational rates on CPD courses and events
  • External accreditation (CPD points) for your Positive Psychology courses (subject to criteria)
  • Option to run PPG accredited CPD courses through the membership site (subject to criteria)

**Please note that the fee for organisational membership is charged on a bi-annual basis and is determined according to the size of your company. Fees start at £500 for companies with 2-10 employees.


How to Apply

Membership applications are welcome throughout the year and are processed on a monthly basis.

If you would like to apply for membership, please contact us here: membership@ppnetwork.org

A member of our team will reach out to you and guide you through the application process.