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 Albertans.

Vision PAA & its members are recognized leaders in enhancing the psychological health of all Albertans





2017-2018 Annual Report 



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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 2019




    The December issue of Psymposium is now available to our members to view on line.


Members can log in here to access this issue






The First Nation Health Consortium is a resource connections Alberta First Nations children and youth to essential services without delay, denial, or disruption.  The service implements Jordan’s Principle, a child-first principle to ensure First Nations children are treated equally and fairly.

To download the poster, click here

To download the brochure, click here








Gun Violence Prevention

The Melissa Institute for Violence Prevention & Treatment has a toolkit to support the movement for safe schools. ... more



                                     New Commercial


Join us in widely distributing and sharing our new commercial – in social media, on your own websites, with your patients and organization, and anywhere you think it's useful.



                                                  Life's Journey ... View








Phishing Scams

PAA has been made aware of an e-mail phishing scam targeting psychologists.  If you receive suspicious e-mails requesting services be provided please consider not corresponding. 


Click here for examples of common content in scam emails 


Click here for personal testimonies from psychologists who have received these scams


Reporting & How to Protect Yourself

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


Visit the Government of Canada to find out How to Protect Yourself and Report Counterfeit Cheques 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. 




 PAA Membership 


Not a member? Join one of the strongest national professional associations in psychology 


                       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