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February IS Psychology Month! 

  This year, PAA celebrates Psychology Month virtually: Quick Facts highlighting interesting tidbits about the profession, including figures such as Sigmund Freud, locations such as Dalhousie University, techniques such as hypnosis, and fields such as forensic psychology. Videos from Alberta psychologists sharing how the profession became the right path for them. Biographies from Alberta psychologists…

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TherAppX

NEW PAA Affinity Partner! TherAppX New tools for psychologists to assist Albertans using mental health apps Launching this month (31 August 2021), TherAppX is the latest affinity partner program of the Psychologists’ Association of Alberta (PAA), offering a 20% discount for PAA members. These days, many Canadians are seeking to improve their mental health, and…

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Health Restriction Resources

PAA office has received questions regarding the masking requirements in private practice. We collected some resources that can be helpful for psychologists in private practice in Alberta to navigate the changes. Review the Alberta health care orders below: Health care facility requirements CMOH order 10-2020 CMOH orders PDF  

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We Grieve the Loss of Indigenous Children

It is with great sadness that we grieve the loss of well over 1000 Indigenous children. We honour their lives and those of all children impacted by Canada’s residential school system. The genocidal legacy of Indian Residential Schools (and Indian Day Schools) is an ongoing Canadian responsibility. Consistent with the national report on Psychology’s Response…

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COVID-19 Worsening Albertans’ Access to Psychologists

COVID-19 Worsening Albertans’ Access to Psychologists 30 November 2020 – COVID-19 is having a significant impact on the psychological health of Albertans. “COVID-19 has impacted the psychological health of Albertans who were already reeling from our economic downturn. Access to necessary psychological support was difficult before – and that need for the services of registered…

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COVID-19 Updates

Visit our Global Events web page to get resources and accurate news sources. 

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Psychological Services Fund Dispersed

The funds have been dispersed (as of October 2019). PAA Registered Psychologists and Provisionally Registered  Psychologists can apply for funding to cover costs for limited psychological services for clients who could not otherwise afford the services.

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