If you have a masters degree in psychology and have not previously been registered as a Psychological Associate in any jurisdiction, you must apply for a Certificate of Registration Authorizing Supervised Practice.
Or, if you have a masters degree in psychology and have been registered for the practice of psychology in a jurisdiction where the requirements are not equivalent to Ontario registration requirements, you must apply for a Certificate of Registration Authorizing Supervised Practice.
In order to expand upon the information in the Registration Regulation, further details about the requirements for registration, the registration process, and the application procedure are available in the Registration Guidelines: Psychological Associate – Supervised Practice.
The Registration Guidelines are intended to help give applicants an idea of the steps involved in becoming a Psychological Associate and whether they are likely to meet the requirements for registration.
- A – Introduction, B – Terms of Reference, C – Overview of Requirements
- D – Registration Process
- E – Academic Credentials
- F – Acceptable Experience
- G – Authorized Supervised Practice
- Requirements for Issuance of a Certificate for Supervised Practice
- Supervision – Duties and Responsibilities of Supervised Members
- Supervision – Duties and Responsibilities of Supervisors
- Supervised Practice in a Private Practice Setting
- Amount of Authorized Supervised Practice Required
- Designation of Supervised Members
- H – Examinations
- Examination for Professional Practice in Psychology (EPPP)
- Jurisprudence and Ethics Examination (JEE)
- Oral Examination
- I – The Controlled Act of Communicating a Psychological Diagnosis
- J – Guidelines for Completing the Declaration of Competence
- K – Guidelines for Training Plans for Supervised Practice Members
- L – Autonomous Practice Psychological Associate Members Applying for Registration as Psychologists
- Appendix A – Fees in the Registration Process
- Appendix B – Timelines in the Registration Process
- Appendix C – Definition of Practice Areas
- Appendix D – Core Competencies for Professional Practice in Psychology
- Appendix E – Criteria for Evaluation of Good Character
- Appendix F – Language Fluency Policy
- Appendix G – Examination Accommodation Policy
- Appendix H – Alternative Documentation Policy
Registration Committee Dates
Additional submissions for files scheduled for review by the Registration Committee must be received 10 days in advance of the meeting date.
If you are submitting an application for registration for the first time please note: new applications for either Supervised Practice or Interim Autonomous Practice are first reviewed by the Registrar, not the Registration Committee.
- September 14 – 15, 2023
- November 2 – 3, 2023
- January 18 – 19, 2024
- March 7 – 8, 2024
- May 9 – 10, 2024