Become a Member


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.






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

Earn CE Credits
Enjoy Exclusive Savings
Amplify Your Voice and Influence
  • Advocate for your profession.
  • Share your knowledge and expertise with peers.
  • Access supervision and consultation opportunities.
  • Build leadership skills through active committee involvement.
  • Shape the future of psychology in British Columbia.
Connect with your Community
  • Join the BCPA discussion group with over 800 of your colleagues.
  • Enjoy numerous networking opportunities.
  • Enhance your career with opportunities from our job board.
Stay Informed and Up-to-Date
  • Receive weekly newsletter with the latest updates, job postings, and essential information.
  • Access the BC Psychologist Collection, the premier journal of BCPA, featuring insightful research articles by your peers.
Boost Your Practice
  • For just an additional $180 per year, add your practice to our referral service and increase your client base.







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. 



Categories & Fees


Membership Types
Best Suited For Grants Liability Insurance Discount? Fee

Membership with  Referral Service

Registered psychologist with the College of Psychologists of BC who want their practice to appear on our public referral service. Yes $ 535.50
Membership without Referral Service Registered psychologist with the College of Psychologists of BC. Yes $ 353.43
Provisional Membership In the process of registering with the College of Psychologists of BC. Yes $ 353.43
Out-of-Province Member Registered/licensed psychologist with a regulatory body outside of BC (ex. College of Psychologists of Ontario). No $ 64.26
Student Member
Student at the undergraduate or graduate level in the field of psychology.
$ 52.50
Retired Member
No longer practicing as a registered psychologist.
$ 63.00
Academic Affiliate
Psychologist working in academia who is NOT registered with the College of Psychologists of BC. 





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.
Welcome aboard!

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