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.
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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






By Order of the Minister of Health the College's bylaws were amended and brought into force as of September 1, 2014.  
The amendments update and modernize the College’s bylaws. In particular, the amendments to Part 4 clarify the requirements for registration as a registered psychologist in British Columbia, and introduce new classes of associate psychologist (corrections) registration and psychology assistant registration. Discussions remain ongoing with regard to other possible limited classes.

All registrants are required to be in compliance with the amended bylaws which includes revisions to the Code of Conduct.