Researchers

CPA and its activity rest on three pillars: research, practice and education. Science areas of focus include liaison’s and advocacy with Canada’s granting councils, the development of tools to support research networks and collaboration among the membership, as well as other activity and representation of psychology as key to the scientific fabric of Canada.

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Researchers

Mind Your Mental Health

Let your government know that access to a psychologist is important to you. Visit mymh.ca!

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Practitioners

Practitioners

CPA and its activity rest on three pillars: research, practice and education. Practice areas of focus include access to service, health human resources, surveillance and collaborative practice and engaging in various advocacy activities and partnerships.

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Practitioners

Accreditation

Education, practice, and research directs CPA’s mandate. CPA promotes excellence and innovation in psychological education through its accreditation standards and procedures for doctoral and internship programmes in professional psychology.

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Accreditation

Students

Students play an active role in CPA's infrastructure. The Section for Students in Psychology crosses all section boundaries and provides a forum in which students may learn from each other and begin to prepare for their careers in psychology.

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Students

Public

In an effort to advance and promote psychology for the benefit of all, one of CPA's four objectives is to improving the health and welfare of all Canadians.

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Public

CPA Convention

The CPA Head Office staff are pleased to welcome you to their home in Ottawa for the 76th Annual CPA Convention. Join us at the Westin Ottawa from June 4-6, 2015!

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CPA Convention

Join CPA

As a member of the CPA you will get all the benefits and services that the largest organization of psychologists in Canada can provide, including CPA Journals and Publications, Psynopsis, Convention, Advocacy and National Professional Liability Insurance, to name a few.

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Become A Member of CPA

Psynopsis

Psynopsis is Canada's Psychology Magazine. It accepts articles on a wide range of topics of interest to scientists, educators and practitioners in psychology. It is a vehicle by which CPA, CPA members, psychologists and those outside of psychology communicate with the diverse psychology community in Canada.

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Psynopsis

Professional Development

Ongoing professional development is important for psychologists in all fields of the discipline. CPA actively supports knowledge exchange and life-long learning through our continuing education approval programme and by offering educational opportunities tailored to the needs of psychologists across the country.

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Professional Development
CPA Bulletins

The latest news of relevance to and or from the Canadian Psychological Association:

  • NEW Registration is now open for CPA’s 76th Annual Convention and the 3rd North American Correctional and Criminal Justice Psychology Conference (NACCJPC), which are being held in conjunction with each other in Ottawa, Ontario, June 4-6, 2015.

  • NEW Comments invited on Draft Revision of the Canadian Code of Ethics for Psychologists. Click here for details.

  • Say NO to taxing mental health care by sending a letter to your Member of Parliament. Click here for details.

  • PSYience Update (Vol. 2, Issue 1) - Update on CPA's Science Activities. Click here for the PDF.

  • Call for papers for a Special Issue of CJBS: “Understanding the Lifespan Development of Purpose and Agency”. Deadline for submissions is June 30, 2015. Click here for more information.

  • The Canadian Psychological Association releases new report on the effectiveness of psychological treatments. Click here to read the press release. Click here to read the report: The Efficacy and Effectiveness of Psychological Treatments.

  • CPA-Commissioned Report on Access to Psychological Services: An Imperative for Change: Access to Psychological Services for Canada.
    The Mental Health Commission of Canada applauds the work of the Canadian Psychological Association. Click here to read the letter of support.

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    What's New!

    The latest news of relevance to the science, practice, and education of psychology:

  • NEW Supporting the Health of Victims of Domestic Violence and Child Abuse through Community Programs: Invitation to Submit an LOI. Click here for details.

  • NEW NSERC, CIHR and SSHRC are pleased to announce the release of the Tri-Agency Open Access Policy on Publications. Click here for more information.

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    Now in CPA’s Journals

    Click “more” to see the most recent release of Canadian Psychology, Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science, and Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology and to keep up-to-date on news relevant to each journal. More…