Private Practice Committee

Committee Chair

Dion Goodland, Ph.D.


The APNS executive appointed the Private Practice Committee in order to address concerns and ideas that are brought to the attention of APNS, either through members or other individuals or organizations that deal directly with private practice issues.


  • Advocacy – Play a role in advocating for issues concerning Private Practice psychologists.
  • Education – Provide information and education on topics of interest to Private Practice psychologists.
  • Collegial Support – Provide opportunities for Private Practice psychologists to consult and discuss experience with other psychologists.
  • Networking – Provide opportunities for Private Practice psychologists to network with other psychologists in Nova Scotia.


Members are committed to enhancing the experience of Private Practice psychologists in Nova Scotia, and take an active part in the work of this committee.

We encourage membership representation from a diverse group of Psychologists.

The Private Practice Committee shall appoint its own executive structure (i.e., chair and co-chair). The appointments will be reviewed bi-annually in the Spring.


Private Practice Guidelines 2016

Private Practice Survey Results 2015

Private Practice 101 – Notes & documents from APNS workshop, April 2013