What does PAA do?
The PAA is the voice of, and for, psychology in Alberta. The PAA:
- Provides public information about psychology
- Sponsors professional development activities for psychologists
- Publishes a quarterly newsletter for members
- Operates a province-wide referral service
- Advocates for psychology in Alberta
- Advocates for Consumers of psychotherapy, psychological, and mental health services.
Does PAA issue my license to practice psychology in Alberta?
No. Licences are issued by the College of Alberta Psychologists.
What does the College of Alberta Psychologists (CAP) do?
The mandate of the college is to serve the interests of the public, and guide the profession of psychology. It is the regulatory and disciplinary body for psychologists. The college is responsible for ensuring standards of practice of psychology and issuing licenses to practice psychology in Alberta.
Is PAA Membership mandatory for psychologists?
No. PAA membership is voluntary.
What are the Membership types?
Information regarding the different categories of membership can be found here.
Who can join PAA?
Psychologists, individuals with an interest in psychology, professionals working in the psychology field, and psychology students can join PAA. For details on our membership categories, click here.
How much is a membership with PAA?
Information regarding the membership fees for the current year can be found here.
Why should I join PAA?
There are many benefits to joining PAA. Detailed Information regarding membership benefits can be found here.
How long does my membership last?
The PAA membership year runs from April 1st to March 31st each year.
Psymposium Subscription Form
Psymposium is available online to all of our members at no charge. If you would prefer a printed copy of Psymposium there is cost of $25.oo + plus GST for a yearly subscription. You can make payment through your online membership profile or by completing this subscription form. Download…
Manual Membership Renewal Form
Note: Manual membership renewal may take up to 5 business days for processing. Renew instantly by visiting Member Log In to renew your membership online. Download…
Manual Membership Application Form
Note: Manual membership applications may take up to 5 business days for processing. Apply online for faster processing of your membership application. Download…
Referral Service Application Form
The PAA Referral Service is open to Full and Life PAA members. The referral service is of great value for psychologists, as it is a good source of low-cost advertising. Download…
Student Membership Application Endorsement Form
Applications for student membership must include the signature of a sponsor who is a registered psychologist. Applicants may submit this form or use it as a template for developing their own letter of support from their sponsor. Download…