The Association of Psychologists in Newfoundland Labrador (APNL) was formed in 1976 and became incorporated in 1985. It is a voluntary organization dedicated to furthering the discipline and profession of psychology in this province.
APNL supports the discipline of psychology in its broadest form. Most APNL members are registered psychologists, working in post-secondary, healthcare, education or in private practice. Some members may be graduate students of psychology and other members may be teaching psychology at the college or university level and/or engaged in psychological research.
APNL will embrace and promote all areas of professional psychology in Newfoundland and Labrador.
To promote the discipline and profession of psychology in Newfoundland and Labrador. Please note that the Find a Psychologist section of this website includes APNL members who are Registered Psychologists only.
What We Do
The Association of Newfoundland Psychologists is a fraternal organization for psychologists and psychology graduate students. Membership in the Association of Psychology in Newfoundland Labrador is not required for the purpose of registration in Newfoundland and Labrador and APNL does not regulate practitioners.
Purpose of APNL
The APNL was established to support the profession of psychology and its role in promoting psychological health and human welfare.
The objectives for which this association is founded are:
- To uphold the Canadian Psychological Association’s Code of Ethics and Practice Guidelines and the Newfoundland and Labrador Psychology Board’s Standards of Professional Conduct for psychologists.
- To promote the training and continuing education of psychologists.
- To advocate for the availability and provision of psychological services to the public.
- To provide information to the public about psychologists and psychology.
- To promote communication amongst psychologists throughout Newfoundland and Labrador.
- To represent the psychologists of Newfoundland and Labrador at relevant national associations and to participate in national discussions of issues concerning psychology.