Publications

Increase in Psychological Services Recommended Rate

Please be advised that effective July 1, 2021 the Association of Psychologists of Nova Scotia (APNS) has set the recommended fee for psychological services provided by Psychologists registered with the Nova Scotia Board of Examiners in Psychology at $210 per hour. The official letter from the APNS President in regard to this increase is available here.

Justice for 215 Indigenous Children and All Survivors of Residential Schools

Statement from APNS

We extend our solidarity and condolences during this devastating time to the First Nations community in Tk’emlúpste te Secwépemc territory and across this land.

We are shocked and saddened by the reports of the discovery of the remains of 215 children, some young as three, at the Kamloops Indian Residential School in British Columbia. This is another terrible chapter in the dark and horrific legacy of residential schools.

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Bird & Associates Psychological Services Inc.

Positions(3): Child/Adolescent Psychologist, School Psychologist, Adult Couples Counsellor
Practice: Bird & Associates Psychological Services Inc.
Location: Halifax

Full/Part Child/Adolescent Psychologist: who is proficient in evidence-based treatment modalities.  The ideal candidate would possess a willingness to collaborate with an array of multidisciplinary professions under the guidelines of professional practice.  The successful candidate could have flexibility within their practice such as only limit their practice to conduct therapy or assessment or both. At our practice we view the client as a whole with the expectation that treatment is tailored to the individual needs of the client.

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Fenwick Psychology & Wellness Associates Inc.

Position: Registered or Candidate Register Psychologist
Practice: Fenwick Psychology & Wellness Associates Inc.
Location: Halifax

Fenwick Psychology and Wellness Associates is growing and we are hoping to welcome a psychologist with an interest in working with adults to our practice. Our clinic has been offering services in the Halifax Region for over 20 years, and we have a wide variety of well-established referral sources. We work hard to support our psychologists in creating a fulfilling, balanced practice. At Fenwick, we endeavour to make our clients and staff feel welcome and comfortable so that we can provide the excellent service that our clients deserve.

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Crux Psychology

POSITION: Psychologist in Private Practice
ORGANIZATION: Crux Psychology
LOCATION: Halifax

Join our flourishing team of psychologists providing exceptional therapy and assessment in Halifax, Nova Scotia. This position is available to a part‐time or a full‐time psychologist with a doctoral degree in clinical, school or counselling psychology. We offer a best‐in‐Canada $15,000 incentive for a 2‐year return‐in‐service agreement, with $7,500 paid upon signing with us and $7,500 paid after 2 years of service.

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Power Psychological Services

Power Psychological Services is now hiring Psychologists (Registered or Candidate Register) who wish to join our private practice team in Truro, Nova Scotia. We have openings for part-time and full-time employment.

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Dr S. Gerald Hann Psychological Services

Dr. S Gerald Psychological Services are presently seeking qualified applicants to work as contract psychologists at our practice.  We have immediate opportunities for clinical, school and counselling psychologists to provide services across the lifespan.

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RENEWAL 2021-2022: Membership and Private Practice Listings

APNS membership and Private Practice listings run from September 1st to August 31st. It is now time to renew your APNS Membership and your Private Practice on-line listing.

Below are links for the Membership form and the PPD form (hard copy and website)

APNS Membership Form 2021-2022

APNS Private Practice Listing Form 2021-22

You have several options for payment:

  1. You may click the links above to download the renewal forms, complete and mail a cheque to the address on the form or below.
  2. You may complete the form with your Visa or MasterCard number and scan and email it to apns@apns.ca or fax to 902-462-9801.
  3. You may pay over the phone by calling 902-422-9183 (between 7 am and 2 pm). If you recently paid by credit card we may have your number on file, you may contact apns@apns.ca to ask this to be processed.
  4. You may pay by e-transfer to apns@apns.ca
  5. If you are unsure about your membership or PP Listing status please contact apns@apns.ca

Milestones Psychological Services

POSITION: Psychologist contract position
ORGANIZATION: Milestones Psychological Services
LOCATION: Halifax, Nova Scotia

Milestones Psychological Services is seeking Registered Psychologists who are interested in providing assessment and counselling services for individuals of varying ages on an occasional contract basis.

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ELECTION 2021: Mental Health Needs of Nova Scotians

What to say when approaching your candidate

Questions for your candidate on psychological services

  1. What does your party’s election platform propose concerning the mental health of Nova Scotians?
  2. What will your party do to improve access to psychological services in Nova Scotia and in this riding, particularly for middle and low income Nova Scotians?  
  3. Do you support correcting the historical underfunding of mental health services, in comparison to health services for physical problems? 
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Dr. Hubley Carruthers & Associates

Position: Associate Psychologist
Organization: Dr. Hubley Carruthers & Associates
Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia

Dr. Hubley Carruthers & Associates Counselling & Psychological Services is seeking a Registered Psychologist, or Candidate Registered Psychologist, to join her team of highly qualified, independent practitioners. Specifically, Dr. Kathy Hubley Carruthers is looking for a qualified individual who can offer comprehensive therapy services (and/or mediation, psychological assessment, or consultation services) for adolescents, adults and/or couples and/or families, starting immediately (availability within 3 months is preferred).

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Dr. Nina Woulff, Psychologist & Associates

Position: Psychologist for Private Practice
Organization: Dr. Nina Woulff, Psychologist & Associates
Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia

Dr. Nina Woulff, Psychologist & Associates welcomes applicants for a Psychologist position. Applicants need to have developed clinical skills, a confident clinical approach and identified areas of expertise to provide therapy for adult clients. Expertise in treating PTSD and trauma and/or family therapy is an asset. We provide both in in-office and online therapy.

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