The College of Psychologists of British Columbia

Welcome to the College of Psychologists of British Columbia, the regulatory body for the profession of psychology in B.C. This website contains information for members of the public, applicants for registration, and for registrants. The College's role is to protect the public interest by regulating the practice of psychology and monitoring the practice of psychology practitioners. The College sets the standards for the practice of psychology.  The practice of psychology in B.C. is regulated under the Health Professions Act (HPA), the Psychologists Regulation, the Bylaws and the Code of Conduct

Applying for Registration?

We have created a document which provides applicants with information regarding what is required for registration with the College of Psychologists of British Columbia.
Click here to read more.

You and Your Psychologist.

Please click here for information regarding what you can expect when working with a psychologist.
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News and Announcements

Looking for a Psychologist?

The College of Psychologists of British Columbia is the regulatory body for the profession of psychology in B.C. and provides information to the public about the registration status of its registrants to the public. To find information about a registered psychologist, please click here. The College does not offer a referral service. (For information on how to get a referral for a psychologist click here.)

Our Mandate

To regulate the profession of psychology in the public interest in accordance with the Health Professions Act of British Columbia by setting the standards for competent and ethical practice, promoting excellence and taking action when standards are not met.

Notice of Proposed Regulation Amendments

Notice of Proposed Bylaw Changes - revised

Notice of Proposed Changes to Schedule F CPBC Code of Conduct- revised - updated 03/14


The College is pleased to announce details for the upcoming Annual General Meeting for the 2013 year.  Board and Committee reports will be presented.  In addition, Jason Herbert of Davis LLP is the keynote speaker for the Continuing Competency Presentation on the topic of the Health Professions Review Board and the College`s experience over the past 5 years since its inception.

RSVP and other information to follow in the Spring Chronicle.


May 22, 2014         6:00pm – 8:00pm


Vancouver Location:

Vancouver Public Library

Alice MacKay Room

350 West Georgia Street

Vancouver, BC V6B 6B1

Victoria Location:

Royal Roads University

Learning and Innovation Centre's 'Center for Dialogue' 

2005 Sooke Road

Victoria, BC V9B 5Y2

Press Release
BC health regulators launch unprecedented campaign to say “our purpose, your safety”

Colleges that regulate over 100,000 licensed health professionals in BC have come together to launch “our purpose, your safety,” a campaign designed to raise awareness not only about the role Colleges play in patient and client safety, but also which professions are regulated, why it’s important to choose a regulated health provider, and what can be done if patients have concerns about the care they receive. Read more...