Psychologists' Association of Alberta


The Mission of the Psychologists’ Association of Alberta is to advance the science-based profession of psychology and to promote the well-being and potential of all 




Call For Vendors – Trauma Psychologists



 The PAA Reconnection & Integration Program is calling  for vendors. PAA’s Wood Buffalo Region Wildfires  Psychological Trauma Treatment Program will publicly launch once we have an approved vendors list. This program will fund direct trauma treatment or assessment specific to the 2016 Wood Buffalo Region Wildfires. Psychologists residing in Wood Buffalo, or those with competency in trauma treatment who meet our eligibility criteria (see Members Only area) are encouraged to apply. ... More.  This program is funded by the Canadian Red Cross. Together, we support a psychologically healthy Alberta







 PAA Connects 2017

Our Forum for Learning, Connection & Renewal



25 May 2017

Welcome to the Profession & Awards Banquet.



26 May 2017

Fort Edmonton Park, Edmonton, AB

Featuring Dr. Scott Miller 






Please be aware of Phishing Scams


Psychologists' Association of Alberta has been made aware of a phishing scam targeting Psychologists. If you receive an email from this person “Aaron Charles” at or "Larry Faith" at, we ask that you do not answer him.


Example of email scam.....details


Scam experience from Psychologists.....details


Report & How to Protect Yourself

If you want to report abusive behavior spam or email scams, please contact to scammer’s email client such as Gmail, Yahoo, Icloud and etc.


Visit Government of Canada for How to Protect Yourself and Report on Counterfeit Checks and Money Orders




Medical Assistance in Dying – please note that the Office of the Public Guardian & Trustee has issued a directive for Designated Capacity Assessors – note that this designation does not imply designation to conduct capacity assessments specific to MAID.

 PAA is currently exploring psychological health and the involvement of psychologists in this regard. 



Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) Survey 
We are approaching you as a member of the Canadian Psychological Association and/or one of the Provincial/Territorial Psychology Associations to complete a survey on your views and experience on the recent change to the criminal code that allows for Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID).   

The goals of this survey are to determine psychologists’ views of current MAID legislation, the degree of their participation in MAID assessments, and their opinions regarding possible extensions of MAID to patient groups not covered under the current legislation. 
Click here to access the survey:



Advanced Clinical Supervision in Psychology

(CPE 140-014)


A Web Based Certificate Course for Canadian Psychologist

Offered By The University of Calgary and the Psychologists’ Association of Alberta


 February 1, 2017 to April 17, 2017





Psychological Service Funds


The PAA Psychological Service Funds help people who can't afford the services of a psychologist
to access the help they need.

The funds have been expended and no further funds will be available until the next disbursement from the Foundation in October of 2017



 PAA Membership 


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                       Member Benefits and Services 



healthy workplace brochure     

    Healthy Workplaces


Learn more about psychologically healthy workplaces and nominate an organization 


Psychologically Healthy Workplace Award






Members have access to free podcasts on topics of interest


Members Only Area