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.

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, […]

OAPA’s Election Q&A with Candidates for CPO’s Psychological Associate (Non-Voting) Council Seat

A many members are likely aware, the College of Psychologists of Ontario (CPO) is currently holding elections for the Psychological Associate (Non Voting) seat on Council. This is a unique position on the CPO Council that provides a voice for Psychological Associates in the confines of the CPO’s mandate of public protection. While OAPA expressed […]

Website Primer: A forum that acts like a listserve

When we began designing the website we debated what would be the best means of member communication in the future. While a ListServe provided an easy way for  conversations to end up directly in your inbox, many members felt overwhelmed by the amount of email they were receiving. Subsequently, many users chose to not participate or to receive the messages altogether. ListServe’s […]

Website Primer: News and Public Policy

OAPA’s new website is a major leap forward for the association and already rivals similar offerings from many other provincial and federal psychology organizations. While we already have a lot of exciting new content and resources, there is even more to come over the next year as the site grows along with our membership. As […]

A Successful 2014 Conference and Annual General Meeting

The Ontario Association of Psychological Associates (OAPA) held its 2014 Conference and Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Friday November 21st at the stunning Old Mill Toronto. There was a lot of buzz surrounding this year’s conference, which led to OAPA’s first sold out event.