Canadian Association for Psychodynamic Therapy

We are a vibrant professional association of psychotherapists, training institutes, and organizations working together to advance psychodynamic therapy in Canada. Whether you’re a psychotherapist or are seeking one, we encourage you to explore our website for information, resources, news and events.

What is Psychodynamic Therapy?

Psychodynamic therapy is a way to explore thoughts, sensations, feelings and ways of relating that might currently be outside of your awareness, and that contribute to the difficulties you currently face.

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Benefits of Membership

A CAPT membership comes with many benefits, including liability insurance, resources and health benefits. Explore CAPT’s three levels of membership: individual, institutional and organizational to decide which is right for you.

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Meet a Therapist

Shauna CakeRegistered Psychotherapist

As a trauma informed Registered Psychotherapist and Mindfulness Meditation Facilitator, I create a safe space where creative people of all gender expressions and sexual orientations can explore and find new awareness that will fuel change in their life.

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Ontario Becomes Third Province to Regulate Psychotherapy

On April 1, 2015, the government of Ontario proclaimed the Psychotherapy Act into law.

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