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About Psychology

Psychology is the scientific study of the human mind. The psychological field is made up of clinicians, academics, and researchers. As practitioners, psychologists and psychological associates use their expertise to study thoughts, feelings, attitudes and relationships in order to understand behavior.

Getting Help

For many reasons, some people are not sure what kind of problems psychologists and psychological associates can help with—and what sorts of treatments are provided. This section helps demystify what it is the psychological profession helps with

Who We Are

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Find A Psychologist

Use this search tool to find a psychologist or psychological associate in Ontario.

About the OPA

The Ontario Psychological Association (OPA), established in 1947, is the voluntary professional organization representing psychology in Ontario. Our members are clinicians, academics, researchers, and students who are dedicated to improving the mental health and wellbeing of Ontarians.