The Canadian counselling and Psychotherapy Association aims to keep its members and the public informed on the latest news in the counselling and psychotherapy profession in Canada.
CCPA also regularly sends out electronic bulletins. You can sign up for our listserv when applying and/or renewing your CCPA membership or by sending an email to [email protected]. You can opt-out the same way.
CCPA is committed to recognizing and supporting a variety of national and international special days and weeks throughout the year by distributing press releases to media acknowledging these important events.
CCPA is committed to collaborating with multiple organizations, associations, and alliances to promote mental health and wellness in Canada. As an active member of such national groups as CAMIMH, CCCD and HEAL, CCPA works with other organizations and leaders in the health, mental health and career development fields, both providers and consumers, on shared priorities.
Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health http://www.camimh.ca/
CAMIMH is an alliance of mental health organizations comprised of health care providers and organizations representing persons with mental illness and their families and caregivers. CAMIMH’s mandate is to ensure that mental health is placed on the national agenda so that persons with a lived experience of mental illness and their families receive appropriate access to care and support.
Canadian Council on Career Development http://www.cccda.org/cccda/
CCCD provides a national advocacy voice for the career development field and promotes provincial/territorial collaboration on common issues such as certification, training, practitioner mobility, quality service and building the career development evidence base.
Health Action Lobby http://healthactionlobby.ca/
HEAL is a coalition of over 40 national health organizations that represents a broad cross-section of health providers, health regions, institutions and facilities. The coalition supports and promotes the federal role in health care.
CCPA’s Counselling Connect! The blog where you will find stories, perspectives, and experiences about the profession of counselling and psychotherapy in Canada.