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.

Bird & Associates Psychological Services Inc

POSITION: Child/Adolescent Psychologist Positions Available (Full/Part Time)
ORGANIZATION: Bird & Associates Psychological Services Inc
LOCATION: Halifax, Nova Scotia

Bird & Associates Psychological Services Inc is seeking a Full/Part Child/Adolescent Psychologist who is proficient in multiple evidence based treatment modalities. The ideal candidate would possess a willingness to collaborate with an array of multidisciplinary professionals under the guidelines of ethical practice. At our practice we view the client as a whole with the expectation that treatment would be tailored to the individual needs of the client.

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Homewood Health, Inc.

POSITION: Full-Time Psychologist
ORGANIZATION: Homewood Health Inc
LOCATION: Work from home, Nova Scotia

PSYCHOLOGIST, RETURN TO WORK

Make a difference in a growing, innovative mental health organization and centre of excellence in people-centered care. Work with supportive colleagues who are passionate about improving lives and champions for quality and continuous learning.

As a Psychologist, Return to Work Services (RTWS), you will be an integral part of a collaborative, inter-disciplinary team focused on delivering seamless services and programs to our clients and customers. If you are looking for a company that is constantly moving forward in pursuit of successful outcomes, get ready to love it here!

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Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) – Online Atlantic Canada Externship

Jan. 21-22 & Feb. 4-5, 2022, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. ; Optional homeroom Jan. 29 10 a.m. – 12 pm. By Zoom.
For more information www.drrobertallan.com/new-events or email efttrainingatlantic@gmail.com

This Externship will include presentations of theory, clinical techniques and skills, training exercises, video recordings, observation of live sessions, and discussion of specific cases and clinical issues. An extensive manual will be provided. Recommended pre-reading includes: Attachment Theory in Practice: Emotionally Focused Therapy with Individuals, Couples and Families (2019) and The Practice of Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy: Creating Connection (2020) by Dr. Sue Johnson.

Registration Information (Registration managed by Cynthia Allan Events)
To register, complete the on-line registration form found HERE.

PAYMENT DETAILS (All fees include HST (HST#: 786092544 RT0001))
• $945 Super Early bird Fee (Paid in full before September 21, 2021)
• $995 Early bird Fee (Paid in full before November 21, 2021)
• $1095 Regular Fee
• $695 Student Rate (2021/22 full-time students, proof required)
Refunds will be issued, minus an administrative fee of $195, for super early bird, early bird and regular registrations ($150 for students) for any withdrawal from the program prior to January 7, 2022.

No return on fees for cancellations after January 7, 2022.
Payments accepted by:
Interac e-Transfer: ceallanevents@gmail.com
Cheque addressed to: Cynthia Allan
228 Chapman Mills Drive, Ottawa, Ontario K2J 0B9

Please note this is not an APNS sponsored event.

APNS COVID-19 Survey Part 2: Where are we now?

A year ago APNS conducted a survey on how the pandemic affected psychologists in Nova Scotia. The goal this COVID Part 2 Survey is to get a sense of how things have changed for psychologists since this time last year. Where are we now and how have psychologists adapted? We hope you will consider participating. Here is the link:

https://form.simplesurvey.com/f/s.aspx?s=0d4e1941-04e9-476d-b7ce-22efe98097cd

If you have any questions or problems with this survey, please contact apns@apns.cayou

Dr. Leah Clyburn & Associates

POSITION: Full-time or part-time
ORGANIZATION: Dr Leah Clyburn & Associates
LOCATION: West Bedford, Nova Scotia

We are looking for a registered psychologist (or candidate register) for a part-time or full-time position with our team who is in good standing and has expertise in treating adult clients (19+) with a diverse range of mental health concerns. We are a team of warm, compassionate, highly-skilled psychologists who are committed to providing the most up-to-date, evidence-based practice to adults and couples.

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Highlights of COVID-19 Survey May 2020

In May 2020, APNS asked its membership how they were being affected by the pandemic. Below is a brief survey of our findings. The full results were published in the Nova Scotia Psychologist Fall 2020, pages 12-16.

APNS is now conducting another COVID survey, COVID-19 Where are we now? Out goal is to compare how things have changed for psychologists in a year.

Read more “Highlights of COVID-19 Survey May 2020”

Director of Early Years Education and Wellbeing – Full-time position

Eskasoni Community Health Center is beginning a transformation of the early years and pre-kindergarten education, health and holistic wellness services. Our vision is to implement a comprehensive holistic Early Years program that focuses on excellence in teaching and learning, ensuring an inclusive education experience, and working closely with our partners in education. This will provide children, students, and families with a strong foundation for success. We are looking for an individual to spearhead this transformation.

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Carleen Hall Psychological Services

Carleen Hall Psychological Services is currently seeking two qualified psychologists to join our team. We are recruiting a psychologist to take care of our child, teen and family referral base as well as a psychologist comfortable working with the adult population. Both positions are part-time with the option of growing into a full-time position.

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Call for Nominations: APNS Honours, Awards and Bursaries 2021

The APNS Nomination & Elections Committee encourages you to submit nominations for the following awards. To submit please download, complete the appropriate form and email to: apns@apns.ca

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APNS Call for Nominations for the Executive Committee

The APNS Nomination and Elections Committee requests that the membership consider submitting nominations for the following positions on the APNS Executive: 

  • President- Elect
  • Member-at-Large
  • Secretary
  • Student Representative

The person elected to the President-elect position will serve for a three-year term, as President-elect, President and Past-president. The other positions are for a two-year term. Only registered psychologists may be nominated for the President-elect position, however registered and candidate psychologists are eligible for Secretary and Member-at-large, and graduate students for the Student Rep. If more than one person is nominated for the same position, APNS will hold an election.

If you know anyone who would be a good addition to the Executive please consider nominating them. Download the Executive Nomination Form.

For more information please contact the Chair of the Nominations and Elections Committee Shelley Goodwin: slgoodwin@eastlink.ca


APNS strives to foster a sense of community among all who identify with psychology by supporting inclusion, equality and celebrating diversity. We welcome nominees who indicate that they identify as Indigenous People, African Nova Scotians and other racially visible persons, persons of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community, persons with disabilities and genders in occupations or positions where they are under-represented.

Submitted on behalf of the APNS Nominations & Elections Committee.