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College of Registered PSYCHOTHERAPISTS of Ontario

Phone
416-862-4801

The College of Registered PSYCHOTHERAPISTS of Ontario (CRPO) is the governing body for the registered psychotherapists in Ontario. The CRPO was established by the Psychotherapy Act in 2007, which came into force on April 1, 2015. The college is represented by its council.

The Office of the Fairness Commissioner (OFC) will oversee the registration practices of the college to ensure that they are transparent, objective, impartial and fair for anyone who wants to practise as a psychotherapist in this province. The OFC will work closely with the Registrar.

Reports / Applications

2016

Fair Registration Practices (FRP) Report, 2016

Applications to Practise Processed by the CRPO in 2016
Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 Jurisdiction Where Applicants Received Their Training Total
Ontario Other Canadian Provinces USA Other International Unknown
New applications received45718293585041,294
Applicants who became members551167109780905

2015

Fair Registration Practices (FRP) Report, 2015

Applications to Practise Processed by the CRPO in 2015
Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 Jurisdiction Where Applicants Received Their Training Total
Ontario Other Canadian Provinces USA Other International Unknown
New applications received114642483,3073,517
Applicants who became members51301132,7602,855

Quick Facts

Number of Registered Psychotherapists3,819
Number of Internationally Trained Registered Psychotherapists774

You may find information about exam requirements and Canadian work experience requirements elsewhere on this site.


Location of Training, 2016

Ontario2,420
Other Canadian Provinces625
USA494
Other International280
Unknown0
Total3,819
Proportion of Internationally Trained Members (includes USA)20%

The College of Registered PSYCHOTHERAPISTS of Ontario falls under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. The OFC does not assess credentials, handle complaints or intervene in particular cases. Our mandate is one of systemic change. Please contact info@crpo.ca for further information about your ability to practise as a psychotherapist or mental health therapist in Ontario.