Benefits & Services
A membership with PAA provides many benefits, including: special rates for professional liability insurance, discounts for goods & services, access to practice advisors, continuing education opportunities, and awards.
As PAA is the voice of, and for, psychology in Alberta, membership will ensure your interests are represented to government, service providers, and the public.
PAA is proud to assist with the following
Advancing Your Professional Identity
- Connects, understands, and supports psychologists, students, and affiliates
- Advocate for psychology & its consumers
- Defend scope of practice
- Enhance psychologists’ opportunities
- Inform the public & media
- Discounted, accredited, & responsive continuing professional development opportunities
- Recognition & awards
- Newsletters, Psymposium, & member advertising rates
- Social Media (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter)
- Opportunities to network, to get involved, & to shape the profession
- Referral service with link to own website (full members)
- Access to practice advisors (full members)
- Discounted professional liability, home/auto, & office insurance
- Discounted rates for goods & services
The PAA Practice Advisor Program provides full and life members of the Psychologists’ Association of Alberta (PAA) with free, confidential advice regarding professional practice and/or ethical issues.
Fill out the form to request a consultation with a PAA practice advisor. Please note that the requests are redirected to advisors in the order received, and it may take 2-5 business days to receive a response from an advisor.
While the PAA staff works with alternatives and volunteer recruitment we will make the following change to the program, effective 01 April 2022.
PAA (full & life) members’ access to the PAA Practice Advisor Program is limited to once annually.
Members wishing to access this service should fill out the form below.
Specifically for students…
- support through the transition from student to psychologist
- Special Continuing Professional Development Rates
- Student research awards & presentations
- Post your CV & seek employment
- Network with experienced psychologists
The Personal offers members exclusive group rates, personalized coverage and exceptional customer service for all your home and auto insurance needs.
To obtain a quote, visit www.thepersonal.com/paa or call 1-888-476-8737.
Jane is an online platform for health and wellness practitioners that makes it simple to book, chart, schedule, bill and get paid. Available online and on any device, Jane offers branded online booking, beautiful scheduling, insurance management, customizable charting, online intake forms, patient reminders, integrated payment processing, online appointments (telehealth) and more.
Contact PAA for a discount code at the time of sign-up to apply a 1-month grace period to your account. Sign up or email Jane with questions [email protected]. Technical issues signing up? Call Jane at 1-844-310-5263.
TherAppX helps generate reliable information on Digital Health Tools with their standardized assessment framework, TherAppX Review. The TherAppX Community is an online community on digital health that provides insights on the use of DHTs in clinical practice. TherAppX Core is a DHT library of ratings that allows you to discover curated lists of available solutions and answer the questions of your patients on each DHT they use. Therappx mental health modules are $99 per year ($8.25 per month), minus a 20% discount for PAA members. For more information, or to sign up with a member discount, please email Therappx directly at [email protected].
Life Support Mental Health offers you the opportunity to receive direct referrals to your private practices through their evidence-based assessment tool – the Mental Health Check. This assessment is currently being delivered under license by primary care and pharmacy locations.
The Mental Health Check (MHC) utilizes a battery of evidence-based measures to produce a mental health picture of an individual and provides suggestions to health professionals on whether or not the client would benefit from psychological intervention. From here, Life Support Mental Health facilitates accurate referrals to regulated mental health professionals in their Referral Network. To sign up for a Life Support Mental Health account, click here. Contact an Account Specialist
BMS Group Inc.
Exclusive professional liability insurance for members of PAA. This CPAP/CPA BMS program brings a new member-centric perspective to the design and delivery of the psychology insurance program, including significant immediate and long-term benefits to policyholders, and access to pro bono legal services from one of the most highly recognized legal defence firms in medical defence and professional liability in Canada. Read most updated Coverage details HERE.
This free, confidential legal advice is designed to help avoid or reduce the probability of a claim or complaint and is available to participating members should you have questions related to an actual or potential professional liability claim.
For more information on Professional Liability, or how to deal with claims, click here
Phone: 1-855-318-6038, or Email: [email protected]
GoGet.Fit (GGF) is a habit-formation support platform consisting of a client-facing app paired with a professional-facing Pro Portal. The GGF platform enables you to provide clients with the necessary support to successfully implement recommendations when they are navigating day-to-day challenges. It is at home where the transformation of recommendations takes place, which unsupported have a limited lifespan. GGF is designed to be the bridge between best intentions and establishing long-term healthy habits and behaviors. PAA members have special discounted rates and can participate in an evidence-based case study. See details here for virtual scaled outcomes.
Case Study Participants are still needed! Participate in the PAA and GGF case study!
Doxy.me is the largest telemedicine provider in Canada and our new affinity partner.
PAA members can use the basic version for free to try (unlimited minutes, unlimited number of calls, fully encrypted), and if you would like to upgrade to a clinic or professional plan with more features, the coupon with a discount code (Email Simon for your code!). You also gain access to monthly live training sessions, dedicated training, and support for PAA members. PAA members can email [email protected] for extra support.
TD Insurance Life & Health Offer Thanks to the affinity program agreement between TD Life Insurance Company (TD Insurance) and PAA, you can benefit from premium savings on eligible TD Term Life Insurance policies. For more information or to get a quote call 1-866-883-5647 or visit www.tdinsurance.com/products-services/life-insurance/paa-termlife
TD Insurance Meloche Monnex As a trusted partner, the TD Insurance Meloche Monnex program is dedicated to helping PAA members get access to preferred insurance rates on car, home, condo, and tenant coverage. For more information or to get a quote visit www.tdinsurance.com/paa or call 1-866-293-9730.
TD Travel Insurance PAA preferred rate for PAA members who have home or auto insurance.
The National Register of Health Service Psychologists Discounted Registration for PAA Members to Psilocybin-Assisted Psychotherapy Webinar (Redeem your code from Simon)
PAA members receive $10 off registration with the code. Click here to reserve your spot: https://bit.ly/3gMVzHI
Brightsquid Secure-Mail, secure messaging service of choice, is a privacy-compliant way to share information with or about patients. You can use Secure-Mail to safely exchange messages with patients about their care (including appointment preparation and follow-up), and you can connect with referring clinicians or other members of your patients’ healthcare team – all in one service accessible from anywhere you have an Internet connection.
Used by over 8,000 healthcare professionals and 200,000 patients in Alberta, Secure-Mail subscriptions are only $39.99/mo with no contract or commitment.
PAA members receive a 25% discount off their Brightsquid Secure-Mail subscription when they use a coupon code.
GoodLife Fitness is pleased to present a corporate incentive to members of the Psychologists’ Association of Alberta. Corporate memberships can save our members up to $348 off of the regular individual membership rates. Claim Your Membership Rate
Login Brothers Canada members can purchase psychology books at a 5% discount. View member-priced books.
Sandman Hotel Group and The Sutton Place Hotel Group – offering up to 20% off of the regular room rate at various locations for our members. View Codes HERE
Marriott Calgary Downtown Hotel will provide 10% off the best rate to our members. View the codes HERE