Promoting Psychology to Benefit Society
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.
We advocate for psychology through representations to government, employers and the public at large.
We advocate for the public through representations to government and employers on matters affecting public mental health and wellness.
We educate by organizing and facilitating workshops and conferences.
We build psychological collegiality by fostering a sense of community among all who identify with psychology.