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                      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
Psychological Coping During a Pandemic for Registered Nurses Our Colleagues at the Psychologists’ Association of Alberta have put together the following information to help Registered Nurses cope with COVID-19. Life is not always easy—especially now, as we are adapting to changes in our… read more
couples in lockdown COVID COUPLE CHALLENGES Going through lockdown together has helped some couples to trust and understand each other more deeply, to communicate more intentionally and to feel more grateful for the mutual support. Psychologists are also hearing from couples who are starting to… read more
COVID-19 Resources and Preparedness In response to the outbreak of COVID-19, the BCPA has compiled a list of helpful resources.   Public information on incoming Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Up-to-date info from the CDC on the Coronavirus Coronavirus: Safety and Readiness Tips for You… read more
February is Psychology Month Click here for a full schedule of February 2020 Psychology Month Presentations in Metro Vancouver (Vancouver, NorthVan, WestVan, Burnaby, Richmond, Surrey, NewWest). Click here for a full schedule of February 2020 Psychology Month Presentations in the Tricities,… read more
As the summer winds to an end, both adults and kids may find the adjustment back to work and back to school a challenging time.  The BC Psychological Association wants to remind the public that there are strategies that can help with this transition. Returning to Work If returning from out of town… read more




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Does everyone have ADHD now? Assessing and treating ADHD in adults
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