Resources & Links

College of Psychologists of British Columbia:  The College of Psychologists of BC is the regulatory body for the profession of Psychology in BC.  The College’s role is to protect the public interest by “setting standards for competent and ethical practice, promoting excellence and taking action when standards are not met.”

British Columbia Psychological Association:  BCPA is a voluntary body of Registered Psychologists whose mandate is to advance psychology and the interests of psychologists and psychological well-being in British Columbia. Visitors to the site can learn more about psychology in BC, search for a therapist and read more about the benefits of counselling and therapy.

Victims of Crime:  The Crime Victims Assistance Program is administered by the Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General of BC.  Under this program, victims injured as a result of certain crimes, immediate family members of an injured or deceased victim and some witnesses may be eligible for financial assistance and benefits.

Crisis Intervention:  The Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention Centre of BC (Crisis Centre) is a non-profit, volunteer organization helping people help themselves and others deal with crisis.  It provides 24/7 emotional support to youth, adults and seniors in distress.

MyShrink:  MyShrink provides user friendly information on counselling and holistic therapy.  MyShrink, developed by a Registered Psychologist,  is based in Vancouver BC.  It not only provides a directory of health practitioners but also provides extensive information about therapy and how to choose the best therapist for you.  A Vancouver-based counselling directory that provides assistance in finding a therapist as well as providing up-to-date information and resources that promote healing and recovery.