Our vision is to be a community of professional and clinical counsellors or psychotherapists who share in the responsibility of maintaining a gold standard of excellence in:


 1. Competence

We will be known as the gold standard of excellence in competency by:

  • Enhancing safety to the public and membership by adhering to a comprehensive code of ethics

  • Requiring evidence of clinical skills and continuous professional development

  • Requiring member’s adherence to professional boundaries in clinical practice

  • Following high standards of clinical practice

  • Participating in ongoing clinical supervision

  • Staying current with research in evidence based counselling therapies/modalities

  • Respecting diverse educational backgrounds and professional experience

  • Promoting personal wellness and self-care. 


2. Support 

We exist to maintain a strong foundation of professional support for clinical counselling/psychotherapy by:

  • Providing opportunity for reduced rates on liability, travel and medical insurance

  • Pro-bono legal counsel through our insurance provider

  • Access to a Client Management System at reduced cost

  • Posting nation-wide job opportunities

  • Hosting conferences and Pro D and training events

  • Organizing  peer debrief, and supervision opportunities

  • Fostering networking for members through a professional online directory for clinicians and clinical supervisors


3. Promotion 

We as a collaborative community commit to promote the association by:

  • Lobbying for enhanced recognition of competency in the regulation of the profession

  • Advocating for the need of mental health services in under serviced communities across Canada

  • Supporting cultural diversity and international training in our membership

  • Partnering with other mental health service providers

  • Providing culturally competent services

  • Marketing our members by providing self-promotion opportunities including our online member directory

  • Networking with our members through Social Media and our website


Mission Statement

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