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It’s time to nominate a colleague who deserves to be recognized for their accomplishments! Awards will be presented at the 2021 Annual General Meeting on November 27th. Nominate

This recent study conducted right here in BC showed that in less than three 30 minutes visits with a psychologist in primary care, patients had reductions in suicidality, depression, anxiety, & health care utilization across the subsequent 6 months. These incredible results demonstrate the… read more
We know you're excited to renew your membership with us - we are too! But please do not give us your money until June 1st. Our silly website will allow you to renew at any time, however, renewing before June 1st can cause administrative complications. Please hold your money until June 1st, then we… read more
BC Psychologists submit proposal to government for primary care program that could improve care for thousands. Read the press release here. Write your MLA here. VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 23, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Recently, the British Columbia Psychological Association (BCPA)… read more
  Dr. David Mensink Offering: pro-bono services (free) Serving: adults Experience with: ESL (English second language) populations Email: david.mensink@dal.ca Phone: 250 880-4030 Location: Victoria Dr. Tanya Elez Offering: pro-bono services (free) and sliding scale Serving: children,… read more
See our latest Press Release - February 3 2022 February is Psychology Month! February 03, 2022 13:40 ET | Source: British Columbia Psychological Association VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 03, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- February is Psychology Month, where we raise awareness about the role… read more
                      Dear Members, BCPA is pleased to advise that we now have a Forum Oversight Committee. The volunteers on this committee will be providing random audits of forum content and following up with any complaints received or voiced concerns. The mandate of this committee… read more
Dear members,  During the last year, our brand new Journal Committee has put a lot of thought and effort into modernizing the BC Psychologist with the goal of creating a publication that our readers really look forward to receiving. Based on recent feedback from our members, the committee has… read more
On September 2nd BCPA’s co-Director of Advocacy, Dr. Lesley Lutes, met with the B.C. Standing Committee on Finance & Governance for the 2022 Budget Consultation process. We presented the committee with a proposal for the government to set aside separate funding for Primary Care Networks (PCNs)… read more
February 17th, 2021   ATTN: Honourable Mr. John Horgan PO BOX 9041 STN PROV GOVT  VICTORIA, BC V8W 9E1   Dear Hon. John Horgan,   We write to you regarding your recent interview with CHEK News. It was very encouraging to hear you go on record stating you are open to finding a way to include… read more
British Columbia and provinces across Canada increasingly recognize the importance of mental health to the success of their citizens, economies and societies.  The COVID-19 pandemic has placed a significant burden on our mental health and wellbeing, making the need for timely access to mental… read more
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