The movie 50/50 has been getting great reviews. As of this writing, it’s rated at 93% on Rotten Tomatoes. It is a comedy/drama, based on the screenwriter’s own experience, about a man diagnosed with a serious cancer in his mid-twenties. I hated it. I was particularly disappointed because I expected… read more
We have a number of events scheduled for September. While we are still in the middle of summer, it is never too early to find out about upcoming educational opportunities and to register. Separation Anxiety Forum Separation Anxiety is an anxiety disorder that can be disabling for children and… read more
The Psychologically Healthy Workplace Program went to college campuses and downtown NYC to ask questions about workplaces and psychological health. What do you think of people's answers? What are your expectations for a psychologically healthy workplace?
Why do you go see a medical doctor, psychologist, chiropractor or other health professional? Most people would answer that they seek help because they have a problem that needs fixing. What is the true problem that needs fixing? You might go to your chiropractor because your back is hurting after… read more
What is your position on the role of psychologists in addressing British Columbians' mental health concerns?
BCPA submitted this question to all BC leadership candidates. To date, we have only received a response from Adrian Dix (current leader of the BC NDP). Following are the full text of our question, and Dix's answer. Q: Considering that you are asking to be elected as leader of your political party,… read more
By now, few of us will have been able to escape being inundated with news snippets about the upcoming election. So far, each leader has done a lot of talking. Michael Ignatieff, leader of the Liberal Party speaks of Stephen Harper’s “politics of fear” and Stephen Harper talks about the dangers of… read more
Here is a modified version of the Psychology Month 2010 informational video we showed as a pre-movie ad in Vancouver. Do you have more suggestions for psychology-based trivia questions? Leave them in the comments!
Case vignettes submitted by BC psychologists will be used throughout the workshop to illustrate the application of ethical decision making in context. Submitting a case vignette is your chance to make our ethics workshops as relevant to you as possible. Submitting a vignette does not guarantee its… read more
Monday April 4, 7-8:30pm at Alma VanDusen & Peter Kaye Rooms (Lower Level), VPL Central Library, 350 West Georgia Street in Vancouver. Panic disorder is a disabling anxiety disorder that affects approximately 1.3% of the population. In an effort to fill the gap between the need for effective… read more
We created this short video for Psychology Month. This was displayed in a few movie theatres across Vancouver and Victoria. Let us know what you think of it!
Personality Dynamics in Psychotherapy: A Roadmap for Lasting Change *WEBCAST*
November 13th, 2020