President’s Blog

The President's Blog provides information of interest to our membership. News items, announcements, opinion pieces, and other resources that may be of benefit to your daily practice will be found here. As some items may also be of public interest, occasional messages will also be cross-posted to our News and Public Policy section. You can also discuss each of these posts in our forum by clicking here. Postings are restricted to our membership. If you are a member, please login to see additional postings.

COLLEGE CLOSURE/TITLE CONSULTATION – PLEASE REVIEW & RESPOND!

Good day OAPA Members, I would like to first thank the membership for their patience in allowing the OAPA Board to put together a guidance document on the current College of Psychologists of Ontario closure/title consultation. We hope you will bear with us and review the entirety of this message, as it may have a […]

A Year in Review and Looking Ahead: Online renewals are now open

On behalf of the OAPA Board, I would like to formally welcome each of you back for the 2015-2016 membership year. We have many plans in the works for the year ahead, but would also like to reflect on some of the accomplishments of the last 12 months. First of all, we have set a […]

Staying Informed and Joining the Conversation: OAPA’s Online Post College Council Meetings

September brings us into a new membership year for OAPA. In the previous year we held one of our largest conferences to date (sold out!), held a regional meet-and-great for our eastern members, and soft-launched an ever-expanding website. While we know these initiatives have allowed us to connect with many of you, we are always […]

Join OAPA in Ottawa for a reception on June 4th, 2015

On behalf of the OAPA Board, I would like to invite all members and non-member Master’s-prepared members of the College of Psychologists of Ontario to a reception held concurrently with the Canadian Psychological Association’s Annual Convention on June 4th, 2015 between 5pm and 7pm. We are looking forward to an opportunity to reconnect with our Eastern Ontario peers, many […]

Bridging Psychotherapy Research and Practice: An Interview with PPRNet’s Giorgio Tasca

With the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO) being proclaimed earlier this month and the Psychotherapy Act being considered further, the act of psychotherapy is on the mind of many in health governance and clinical practice. As we move forward into regulating psychotherapeutic practice it is important to consider the broader issues of psychotherapy, […]