The Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) is a professional, interdisciplinary organization that is concerned with the application of behavioral and cognitive sciences to understanding human behavior developing interventions to enhance the human condition, and promoting the appropriate utilization of these interventions.
Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies (CBT) are approaches to treating a wide range of health and mental health problems; CBT is based in the science of thought, behaviour, emotion and physiology.
The College of Psychologists of Ontario is the regulatory body for the profession of psychology in the province and sets the standards for the provision of psychological services by Psychologists and Psychological Associates. The College is not a university, community college or school. Its role is to monitor and regulate the practice of psychology and to protect the public interest.
The Ontario Psychological Association is a resource for people and the profession. Our web site is dedicated to helping both.
CPA and its activity rest on three pillars: research, practice and education. CPA promotes excellence and innovation in psychological education, through its accreditation standards and procedures, and continuing education activities.
The American Psychological Association is the largest scientific and professional organization representing psychology in the United States. APA is the world's largest association of psychologists, with more than 137,000 researchers, educators, clinicians, consultants and students as its members.
Our mission is to advance the creation, communication and application of psychological knowledge to benefit society and improve people's lives.