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CCPA’s Official Bilingual Publication

Reflecting the current status of counselling/psychotherapy across Canada

Addressed to counsellors/psychotherapists/counselling therapists across the country employed in varied geographical areas and in different domains of interest and specialization. Your opportunity to share your interests, inform your colleagues of your projects, and to publish articles and manuscripts.

Flip through an interactive edition below, or scroll further down to access the PDF version of each article.

Except where specifically indicated, the opinions expressed in COGNICA are strictly those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the CCPA, its officers, directors, or employees.


COGNICA Spring 2023 Full PDF Edition

With Gratitude and Appreciation
by Kathy Offet-Gartner, PhD, Past President of CCPA

The Tree of Possibilities
Carrie Foster, CCPA’s New President

Creativity and Counselling: Two Sides of the Same Coin
by Daniel Climans From StickerYou

Raising Awareness for Wellness Through the Feet
by Michelle Greenwell, BA Psych, MSc CAM, Ph.D. CIH

Beyond Ourselves: Embracing Transpersonal Psychology as a Holistic Approach to Psychotherapy
by Irish Dhindsa (MACP-In Progress) 

Please note that all references can be requested by contacting c[email protected]

Publication Guidelines

  • COGNICA is published 2 times per year.
  • The submission deadlines for articles and advertising are Feb 1st & Aug 1st.
  • Submissions should not exceed 2 pages.
  • Articles published in COGNICA are eligible for Continuing Education Credits. Information on CECs can be found here.
  • All submissions are welcome for consideration. Those accepted will be subject to editorial review prior to publication.

Editorial Committee

Lakawthra Cox, Sandra Dixon, Sarah Pittoello, Priyadarshini Senroy, Vicki -Anne Rodrigue, Carla Pauls, Kathy Offet-Gartner, Carrie Foster, Kim Hollihan, Karina Albert, and Kaylynn Craig.

Submit your article for publication today and get continuing education credits!