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Join our community of psychologists and access exclusive benefits, continuing education, networking, and professional development opportunities. Experience collaboration and career growth in a supportive environment where your voice matters.


Our 2023-2024 membership season has closed. 

You may renew or purchase a new membership starting July 30, 2024.  





Enjoy the benefits of a BCPA membership for less than $1.00 per day! 

Earn CE Credits by taking advantage of discounts on live CE workshops, conventions, ethics salons, and reduced rates for pre-recorded sessions.
Unlock exclusive savings with generous discounts on liability insurance, affordable group health insurance plans, discounted advertising opportunities, and deals on home and auto insurance, among other benefits. Click here to explore more.
Amplify your voice and influence by advocating for your profession and actively engaging in committee involvement to shape the future of psychology in British Columbia.
Connect with your community by joining the BCPA discussion group with over 800 colleagues, enjoying numerous networking opportunities, sharing your expertise with peers, and accessing valuable supervision and consultation opportunities.
Stay informed and up-to-date with our weekly newsletter, delivering the latest updates, job postings, and essential information, and gain access to the BC Psychologist Collection, the premier journal of BCPA.
Boost your practice by listing it in our referral service and expanding your client base.





Eligibility & Guidelines

To become a member of the British Columbia Psychological Association (BCPA), applicants must meet specific criteria based on their professional status. Registered psychologists in good standing with the College of Psychologists of British Columbia (CPBC) are eligible for membership. Associate membership is available for psychological assistants, non-registered psychologists from other jurisdictions, and professionals in related fields with a graduate degree in psychology or a related discipline. Graduate students in psychology programs, retired psychologists who were in good standing before retirement. Applicants must complete the application form and pay the applicable membership dues. 

  • BCPA’s membership year is September 1st - August 31st.
  • You may join at any time, but all memberships expire on August 31st of each year.
  • Pro-rating will only be offered to new members joining the BCPA.
  • Memberships are non-refundable and non-transferable.



Categories & Fees


Membership Types
Best Suited For Grants Liability Insurance Discount?


(Do not include GST)

Membership with  Referral Service

Includes referral service, all member benefits and professional service directory

Registered psychologist with the College of Psychologists of BC who want their practice to appear on our public referral service. Yes $ 390.00
Provisional Membership In the process of registering with the College of Psychologists of BC. Yes $ 347.00
Out-of-Province Member Registered/licensed psychologist with a regulatory body outside of BC (ex. College of Psychologists of Ontario). No $ 63.00
Student Member
Student at the undergraduate or graduate level in the field of psychology.
$ 52.00
Retired Member
No longer practicing as a registered psychologist.
$ 62.00
Academic Affiliate
Psychologist working in academia who is NOT registered with the College of Psychologists of BC. 
$ 100.00





Join for the first time or rejoin after more than a year

Step 1: New Member's Form
Ready to join? Great! Fill out our New Member's Form, providing the necessary information to kickstart your membership journey. This form is designed to capture essential details. Access the form below.
Step 2: Pro-Rated Membership Rate
As a new member, enjoy the advantage of a pro-rated membership rate. Our team will review your form and send you a PayPal invoice within 3 business days, reflecting the discounted rate. Once payment is received, your account will be created. Please have a look at the membership fees in the table below. 
Step 3: Account Activation
Upon successful payment, expect an email from our team containing a link to set your password. This step ensures the security of your primary BCPA account. 
Step 4: Members with Referral Service
 If you have opted for the referral service, you'll have two separate accounts moving forward. The primary BCPA account is accessible at Your referral service account, specifically designed for managing your public referral profile, will be accessible via Any changes to your referral profile should be made on this dedicated platform. Please note that for security reasons, you will not be able to reset your referral service account password directly. To make any changes to your password, please email, and our team will assist you promptly.
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