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

Elizabeth AustinRegistered Psychotherapist

Life is a journey. We all encounter various challenges and struggles at times during which we may lose our sense of direction. A healthy balance of mind, body and spirit will wholly support us on the path to a richer, more fulfilling and joyful life.

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CAPT echoes the collective condemnation of the systemic racism affecting the lives of Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour (BIPOC), both in Canada and beyond our borders.

In order to realize a different future, we, as members of the therapeutic community, acknowledge that we have a key role to play in integrating diversity, anti-racism, and anti-oppressive thought into our practices.

We will include more steps for action in the upcoming Networker.