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Position on Policy 713

College of Psychologists Statement Re: Revisions to Policy 713 The Professional Affairs Committee of the College of Psychologists of New Brunswick stands in opposition of the revisions to Policy 713. We stand in solidarity with countless organizations across our province and country, including, but not limited to, Pride in Education, the New Brunswick Association of […]

Whitehorse, Yukon

CPNB Executive Director Mandy McLean and Professional Affairs Committee Member Mélanie Babineau Ross travelled to Whitehorse, Yukon on May 25-29 to attend meetings with the Council of Professional Associations of Psychologists (CPAP). While in Yukon, they also met with government to advocate for the regulation of Psychologists in the last jurisdiction in Canada not yet […]

Dr. Jacques Richard Presentation

Dr. Jacques Richard attended the mid-year Meeting of the Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards (ASPPB) in Denver, Colorado. He presented at the symposium Updates on the APA and CPA Ethics Codes, along with APA Ethics Director Dr. Lindsay Childress-Beatty and APA Board Member Dr. Linda Campbell. Here is his presentation.  Presentation – Dr Jaques RichardDownload


In relation to telepsychology, CPNB would like to share the motions recently made by Council.  1.      CPNB will, as of February 11, 2022, assert sole authority to regulate the conduct of psychological practice and/or services conducted within the boundaries of New Brunswick by psychologists registered with CPNB, regardless of the physical location of the recipient […]

NB Land Acknowledgement

The following letter was sent to Premier Blaine Higgs and Attorney General and Minister of Justice and Public Safety, Hon. Hugh J. Flemming regarding supporting our members making land acknowledgment statements. CPNB-Land-Acknowledgement-Letter

September 30th – National Day for Truth and Reconciliation in Canada

The CPNB office will be closed on September 30th to commemorate the tragic legacy of residential schools in Canada. The CPNB Council encourages staff and members to learn about and reflect on a dark chapter in their country’s history and to commemorate the survivors, their families and their communities, as called for by the Truth […]

Bill 35

On March 17, 2021 legislation was introduced by the provincial government that would amend the Education Act. Proposals set out in an Act Respecting Empowering the School System are intended to support teachers in managing their classrooms and to ensure schools offer a positive learning and working environment. The Problem There are two aspects of […]

COVID-19 Worsening New Brunswickers’ Access to Psychologists

4 December 2020 – COVID-19 is having a significant impact on the psychological health of New Brunswickers. “COVID-19 has impacted the psychological health of New Brunswickers who were already faced with a shortage of psychologists. Access to necessary psychological support was difficult before – and the need for the services of licenced psychologists continues to grow. […]

COVID-19 Information for University Student Counseling Services

We have been contacted by a number of university student counselling services regarding their ability to offer services into New Brunswick to students enrolled at their universities who, due to the pandemic, are remaining in New Brunswick.  They noted that our current position is with respect to ‘existing clients’ and their situation would be that […]