Promoting Psychology to Benefit Society

APNS Statement on Anti-Black Racism and Discrimination

The Association of Psychologists of Nova Scotia (APNS) would like to add our voice in solidarity with others committing to stand against the legacy of systemic racism and injustice that continues to impact Black people living in Canada.

View complete APNS Statement on Anti-Black Racism and Discrimination – PDF document.

COVID-19 RESPONSE: Updated Clientele Protocol

During this difficult time there is even more need for the services of Psychologists. Many registered Psychologists in Nova Scotia are continuing to provide services to clients using telepsychology. If you already see a Psychologist please contact them directly to discuss how they are changing to provide appropriate services.

View a listing of APNS member psychologists providing telepsychology services.

If you are looking for a referral to a psychologist please visit Find a Psychologist.

NOVA SCOTIA MASS SHOOTING: Psychological Support Services

APNS is providing psychological support for those affected by the tragic events of April 18th and 19th in Nova Scotia.

The Association of Psychologists of Nova Scotia (APNS) is a voluntary professional organization established in 1965 to represent psychology in Nova Scotia. APNS is the only provincial association devoted to representing the needs of psychology professionals in the province of Nova Scotia. APNS promotes psychology as a profession, as a science, and as a means of promoting human welfare.

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  • We Advocate for Psychology

    We advocate for psychology through representations to government, employers and the public at large.

  • We Advocate for the Public

    We advocate for the public through representations to government and employers on matters affecting public mental health and wellness.

  • We Educate

    We educate by organizing and facilitating workshops and conferences.

  • We Foster a Sense of Community

    We build psychological collegiality by fostering a sense of community among all who identify with psychology.

For more information on APNS, or the referral process, please contact Susan Marsh, Executive Director, by calling 902 422-9183 or emailing