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

James WearneRegistered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)

I love to support people to build their dream life. You might call me an expert in unpacking all the baggage left to us by our families, so you can live your life on your own terms. I will support you to honour your own vision.

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President's Message - Wishing you the best for 2019

Through the creation of the CRPO – to the regulation of the practice, CAPT was “at the table” advocating on behalf of therapists who include psychodynamic approaches in their practice. CAPT served as a reliable information resource as members navigated through the CRPO application processes. With that road now behind us, we are in the process of determining how best CAPT can continue to meet the future needs of our members.

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