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Current as of December 2018

Title

  • Conseiller / conseillère d’orientation (c.o.)
  • Orienteur
  • Orienteur professionnel (o.p. or c.o.p)
  • Guidance counsellor (G.C.)
  • Vocational Guidance Counsellor (V.G.C.)
Title (with Psychotherapy Permit[1])

  • Conseiller / conseillère d’orientation psychothérapeute (c.o. psychothérapeute)
  • Orienteur psychothérapeute
  • Orienteur professionnel psychothérapeute (o.p. or c.o.p psychothérapeute)
  • Guidance counsellor psychotherapist (G.C. psychotherapist)
  • Vocational Guidance Counsellor (V.G.C. psychotherapist)
Regulatory Body  Ordre des conseillers et conseillères d’orientation du Québec (authorized by the Code des professions du Québec)Regulatory Body  Ordre des psychologues du Québec (habilitated by the Professional Code of Québec)
 Type of Regulation – Title Protection AND Activity Protection

 

[1] The Québec Psychotherapist’s Permit is also available for members of the following Orders who meet the required criteria : Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists, Psychoeducators, Occupational Therapists and Nurses. Psychologists and Physicians can perform psychotherapy without the Permit due to a legal provision. The Permit is managed by the Ordre des psychologues du Québec (http://www.ordrepsy.qc.ca/psychotherapeutes)