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

Nicholas PowerRegistered Psychotherapist

There is a particular kind of listening that can help bring the client closer to their core self. That level of resonance is possible in the depth of conversation, the exploration of dreams and the free associating done in the privacy of a therapy session.

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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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