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.

Members – online renewal is now open. Click here to renew.

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Meet a Therapist

Ruth KazdanRegistered Psychotherapist

People often come to therapy during a crisis: some part of their life is not functioning well. My work as a therapist is to help clients understand why they think, feel and behave in distressing patterns.

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Petition to exempt HST from Private Practice Psychotherapy Services

The The Ontario Association of Consultants, Counsellors, Psychometrists and Psychotherapists (OACCPP) has launched a campaign calling on the to federal and provincial governments to exempt private practice psychotherapy services from provincial and federal HST fees.

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