The Canadian
Council of Professional
Psychology Programs


The Canadian Council of Professional Psychology Programs (CCPPP) represents the various university-based psychology programs and psychology internship settings in Canada that train professional psychologists such as clinical psychologists, counselling psychologists, and clinical neuropsychologists, as well as other branches of professional psychology.  

Click here to learn more about CCPPP.

Purpose & Goals

  • To foster communication among its members related to professional psychology training.
  • To promote high standards of training through the development and implementation of policies that are conducive to such standards.
  • To represent matters of interest to other interested and affected groups and organizations, and to coordinate the implementation of services of the Council in both official languages.
  • To advocate issues of concern to members of the Council.
  • To establish and maintain bylaws and dues as necessary for the achievement of the Councils' goals.

Becoming a Member of CCPPP

Applications are welcome for membership in the Canadian Council of Professional Psychology Programs (CCPPP). Click here to learn more about the goals, benefits and eligibilty of membership.

Application Process and Interview

New Reference Form

There is a new standardized reference form that APPIC requires for references. It is a modified version of the CCPPP reference form. The form can be obtained in the reference portal section at the APPIC website

APPIC's public statement about membership and Accreditation


Post-Match Vacancy Service is now closed. It will begin operation at 11:00am Eastern time on March 20, 2017. It will remain available through October 31, 2017

The CCPPP executive has determined the following proposed dates for internship interviews by region for the next 2 years.

2017 dates

East/Atlantic January 2 - 13
Central (Ontario, except Thunder Bay) January 9 - 20
West (Thunder Bay and Western Provinces) January 16 - 27

2018 Dates

West (Thunder Bay and Western Provinces) January 2 - 12
Central (Ontario, except Thunder Bay) January 9 - 20
East/Atlantic January 15 - 26

Please also note that we agreed at our last AGM that the universal notification date for interviews will be the FIRST FRIDAY in DECEMBER. That means that this year it will be on December 2nd, 2016 and for December 2017 it will be December 1.

Postmatch Service Instructions

If you would like to post your unfilled positions contact

Updates will be posted on our CCPPP student Facebook page

Program postings - please send the following information

  1. Name of Program.
  2. City and Province of Program.
  3. Name of Training Director and contact information (phone and e-mail).
  4. APA or CPA accreditation status.
  5. URL to your web page that contains information about your program.
  6. E-mail address that applicants should use to submit applications.
  7. Text of your announcement. The text of your announcement should be relatively brief (maximum of 250 words). Please do not use this service to post a lengthy description of your site or program or provide information that is already available on your web site. Programs that do not have web sites can direct applicants to contact the Training Director in order to learn more about the program.
  8. Applicants were instructed by APPIC to submit a cover letter and applications. If you would like additional information such as reference letters, please list the submission package you would like to receive


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