BCPA submitted this question to all BC leadership candidates. To date, we have only received a response from Adrian Dix (current leader of the BC NDP). Following are the full text of our question, and Dix's answer. Q: Considering that you are asking to be elected as leader of your political party,... > read more
By now, few of us will have been able to escape being inundated with news snippets about the upcoming election.  So far, each leader has done a lot of talking. Michael Ignatieff, leader of the Liberal Party speaks of Stephen Harper’s “politics of fear” and Stephen Harper talks about the... > read more
Here is a modified version of the Psychology Month 2010 informational video we showed as a pre-movie ad in Vancouver. Do you have more suggestions for psychology-based trivia questions? Leave them in the comments! > read more
Case vignettes submitted by BC psychologists will be used throughout the workshop to illustrate the application of ethical decision making in context. Submitting a case vignette is your chance to make our ethics workshops as relevant to you as possible. Submitting a vignette does not guarantee its... > read more
Monday April 4, 7-8:30pm at Alma VanDusen & Peter Kaye Rooms (Lower Level), VPL Central Library, 350 West Georgia Street in Vancouver. Panic disorder is a disabling anxiety disorder that affects approximately 1.3% of the population. In an effort to fill the gap between the need for effective... > read more
We created this short video for Psychology Month. This was displayed in a few movie theatres across Vancouver and Victoria. Let us know what you think of it! > read more
Most people seem to have some knowledge of what mental illness is, but there is a great deal of confusion about what constitutes mental health. However, when I Googled “mental health,” I was hit with a barrage of gobbledygook. I won’t repeat any of that here. A fundamental part of good mental... > read more
Hi everyone, I want to call your attention to something that I think is really amazing – Bell’s “Let’s Talk” campaign, culminating on February 9th. In Canada and around the world, support for mental health often lags behind other physical health problems due to stigma. Case in point: just half of... > read more
Stress is what happens to your body when you face a lot of either pleasant or unpleasant demands all at once or compounding over time. Here are some simple ideas to help. 1.Time out!  When you can’t see the forest for the trees, step back from your pressures. Slow down and pace yourself.... > read more
Psychology Month is an annual national campaign to raise awareness of the role psychology plays in our lives and in our communities. The British Columbia Psychological Association would like to invite you to participate in our 2016 Psychology Month campaign. We are planning a number of initiatives... > read more
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