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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 […]

GNB New on-line Tool

The attached document describes and provides internet links to MindWell, a suite of web based psychoeducation and skill based tools designed to help individuals manage emotions and improve well-being, now available on the Government of New Brunswick Website. Mindwell U Memo GNB – EN

Be on the lookout!

In honor of Psychology month, I hope you will notice our public awareness campaign. We have billboards in Moncton, Saint John, Bathurst, Miramichi and back of the bus advertising in Fredericton. Here is a billboard in Moncton.  Be on the lookout!

Legalization of Cannabis

New legislation in Canada will make the sale and use of cannabis legal. The mission of the College of Psychologists of New Brunswick is the protection of the public by regulating the professional practice of psychology and advancing the practice of psychology in the province. Hence, the legalization of cannabis has implications for psychological practice […]