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The College of Psychologists of Ontario is the governing body for Psychologists and Psychological Associates in Ontario. The College is not a university, school or community college; its mandate is to protect your interests by monitoring and regulating the practice of psychology. Through the participation of the public and the profession, the College ensures you receive competent and ethical professional psychological services from qualified providers.

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The Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 (RHPA) requires all regulatory health Colleges to administer a mandatory Quality Assurance Program. As defined in the Health Professions Procedural Code of the RHPA, the program is “to assure the quality of practice of the profession and to promote continuing evaluation, competence and improvement […]   More >>>

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Working within the statutory requirements established for all Health Regulatory Colleges in Ontario; the College views its Quality Assurance Programs as a means of supporting members in maintaining their knowledge and skills throughout their careers.   More >>>

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The Practice Advice Service provides information to College members and members of the public regarding relevant Legislation, Regulations, Standards of Professional Conduct, 2017, and other Guidelines. Answers are provided by College staff in response to specific inquiries and may not be applicable or generalize to all circumstances. Information is provided to support College members in exercising their professional judgement and is not an appropriate substitute for advice from a qualified legal professional.   More >>>

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The College does not provide emergency mental health services. If you or someone you know are in crisis, please call 911 or go to your nearest hospital emergency department. To find a psychologist or psychological associate in your area, you may search the College Public Register using our Find a […]   More >>>