Dear Dr. Strang:
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, under the direction provided by the Nova Scotia Health Protection Act, most psychologists are no longer conducting in-person appointments other than those determined to be of an urgent nature. To ensure that their existing clients and new clients who need support during the pandemic receive the necessary treatment, many psychologists have moved to a telepsychology delivery model, relying on phone or secure online technology for “face-to-face” contact with clients.
Read more “APNS – COVID-19 Letter to the Chief Medical Officer”
Dear Mr. Lord,
We write to you given the unprecedented times in which we live. The COVID-19 pandemic is having a significant impact on how we are all living our lives. Its impact is biological, psychological, social and economic. The demands of healthcare providers are significant and will require them to interact and care for their patients and clients in different and innovative ways.
Read more “CPACPAP – COVID-19 Letter to Insurers”
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.
Read more “COVID-19 RESPONSE: Updated Clientele Protocol”