How to Become a Psychologist in Newfoundland Labrador

First: Obtain An Undergraduate Degree in Psychology

In order to become a fully registered Psychologist in Newfoundland Labrador you must have completed a Master’s or Doctorate level program of Psychology approved by the Newfoundland and Labrador Psychology Board. Before being able to do this however, you will need to complete an undergraduate level degree that much fulfil the general basis of these competencies: A foundational knowledge in psychology, knowledge of the biological bases of behaviour, knowledge of the cognitive-affective bases of behaviour, knowledge of the social bases of behaviour, and knowledge of psychology of the individual. Below are some options of school institutions where you can obtain your undergraduate psychology degree in Newfoundland Labrador.

Undergraduate Schools With Psychology Degrees in Newfoundland Labrador:

Memorial University of Newfoundland

Second: Obtain a Masters Degree or Higher In Psychology

In Newfoundland Labrador you will need at minimum a Master’s Graduate Degree in Psychology approved by the Newfoundland and Labrador Psychology Board in order to be eligible to register as a Psychologist. The Master’s or Doctorate Psychology Degree must have incorporated the following competencies: Interpersonal Relationships, Assessment and Evaluation, Intervention, Research and Ethics.

Graduate School Programs in Newfoundland Labrador:

Memorial University of Newfoundland

 

Third: Where and How do I Register?

Where to register as a Psychologist in Newfoundland Labrador: Newfoundland and Labrador Psychology Board

For the exact details on what exactly you need to become a fully registered Psychologist in Newfoundland Labrador you may want to check out the Guidelines for Evaluation of Competencies Required for Registration as a Psychologist with the Newfoundland and Labrador Psychology Board .PDF file.

The steps to fully register as a Psychologist will include in order:

  • Undergraduate degree in Psychology
  • Graduate degree in psychology
  • Two years post-graduate supervised practice (Masters Level) or one year post graduate supervised experience ( Doctoral Level)
  • Successful completion of Examination for the Professional Practice in Psychology
  • Professional Liability Insurance
  • Certificate of Conduct
  • Payment of fees

Further Information On Becoming A Psychologist in Newfoundland Labrador

Newfoundland and Labrador Psychology Board

Association of Psychology in Newfoundland & Labrador

Canadian Psychological Association – @ CPA

Graduate Guide 2009-2010.PDF – @ Canadian Psychological Association

 

 

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