Regulatory Colleges 

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 Provincial Regulation in Canada  

Statutory Regulation in Canada

 COMPASS - The Canadian Professional Standard of Counselling and Psychotherapy (PCSCP) Reference for Regulation Information with Assessment Exams plus more

Province

Status and Information

Link to Fact and/or College

Alberta

Regulation in progress

ACTA Alberta - In preparation for Applying to the College

Entry to Practice Competency Profile

Approved Certifications for Registration

Fact-Alberta

The Association of Counselling Therapy of Alberta 

forming the foundation for Regulatory College

British Columbia

Unregulated

FACT-BC

2019 Counselling Therapist Competencies

Indigenous Counselling Competencies 

Manitoba

Unregulated

Fact Manitoba

New Brunswick

Regulated

Registration Requirements

The College of Counselling Therapists of New Brunswick

Newfoundland and Labrador

Unregulated

Fact – NL

Nova Scotia

Regulated

How to register with the College

Nova Scotia College of Counselling Therapists

Ontario

Regulated

Essential Understandings of the Controlled Act of Psychotherapy

Self-assessment tool for Unregulated Practitioners 

COMPASS link to Self-Assessment and Professional Assessment for CRPO

College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario

Counsellors who live and practice Psychotherapy in Ontario must be registered with CRPO  

https://www.crpo.ca/all-resources

Counsellors who live outside Ontario and have clients in Ontario 

https://www.crpo.ca/practice-matters/#practising

Prince Edward Island

Unregulated

PEI Counselling Association

Quebec

Regulated

Must register for a Permit

COMPASS link for process

Quebec Counselling Association

Saskatchewan

Unregulated

Fact SK

Territories & Nunavut

Unregulated

No activity at this time

 

The CPCA is a member of the International Association for Counselling (IAC)

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Founded 1966

Mission Statement

Working together to promote and support
competency in clinical counselling & psychotherapy.