Excellent job prospects for Psychologists in Canada!!!

Psychologists are running a nation-wide high demand in Canada. Psychology is a versatile subject where psychologists study behavioral problems as well as cognitive disorders. They counsel clients as well as engage in research.

Provinces across Canada are facing an acute shortage of these professionals:

British Columbia: Areas like Lower Mainland and Vancouver seem very promising. Professionals specializing in Neuropsychology and Forensic psychology are greatly desired by employers. Those who wish to privately practice can also do really well.

Saskatchewan: The prospects in this province are good.

Ontario: The prospects in this province are very tempting. The ones having doctoral degree in Health and Social Psychology can do really well here. There are great opportunities for research activities here.

Nova Scotia: Areas like Halifax and Cape Breton are hubs for Psychologists in this province.

Prince Edward Island: There is a critical shortage of Psychologists in this province. More than half of the vacancies for Psychologists are waiting to be filled.

The various specializations under psychologists

  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Experimental Psychologist
  • Psychological associate
  • Psychologist
  • Research Psychologist

The minimum requirements to be a Psychologist in Canada

  • Doctorate in Psychology is required to be designated as a “Psychologist” in Ontario, British Columbia, Manitoba.
  • Master’s in Psychology is required to be designated as “Psychologist” in Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Quebec, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Nunavut and other North West territories
  • Membership in professional associations is a must in some provinces
  • Successful completion of written Examination for Professional Practice in Psychology (EPPP) is a must in certain provinces
  • Registration with a provincial regulatory body is a must
  • Supervised practical experience is a must before you practice

As Psychologists you can work here:

  • Correctional facilities
  • Clinics
  • Hospitals
  • Rehabilitation centers
  • Community service organizations
  • Schools
  • Universities
  • Private and government research agencies
  • Mental health facilities

Or you can choose to

  • Privately practice

The compensation for psychologists in Canada

You can earn up to CDN$51 on an hourly basis as a Psychologist in Canada. So what are you waiting for? Fill up our free online assessment form now!

At Abhinav, our ever increasing clientele is not only the evidence of our name in the business but the direct proportionality of the hard work that we put in each client. We look forward to having you soon!!

13 thoughts on “Excellent job prospects for Psychologists in Canada!!!

  1. psychologists…. are less credited for their work in India….

    majority of indians do not consult a pyschologists and somebody advises them to visit a psychologists…. they say i am not mentally ill.

    Well in Canada… they are well treated and respected..

  2. requirement like Good communication skills, patience, ability to work with all kinds of social/ cultural and age groups are the essential qualities of a psychologist.

  3. Hi,
    I am a psychologist (Industrial/Counseling) looking for good opportunity in Canada. I would be highly obliged if you guide me through the process..

  4. It would be great if you could mail me the Immigration process, I am a professor of Clinical Psychology

  5. I have done masters in clinical psychology and have been working in a school since last two yrz as a psychologist I want to work in canada as there is no respect for our here.therefore please guide me how I can apply etc.

  6. I am having a masters in clinical psychology and I really look forward working in canada can you please inform me the opportunities and other formalities.

  7. I have a masters,degree in clinical psychology I have worked as an intern in child and adolscent.psychiatry dept in a recognised govt institution and have also worked as a counsellor in a school for two years. I want to work in canada infact I am very eager to work there.please guide me how to goo about it

  8. I am persuing my masters in clinical psychology .im in my last year.i will be a clinical psychologist(pune university) by 2015 may. then i plan to practice 1 or 2 years in a clinic/ psychiatric hospital..can u please provide me details to build up a correct resume for getting a job in canada in the coming years.so that i can start preparing..i mean those psychologists who u have helped with in getting a job abroad as psychologists in canada or usa what have their resumes been like? u could email me on arpita261192@gmail.com

  9. Dear Arpita,

    Please note that “We are an immigration consulting company and do not assist in student visas, work permits, overseas or domestic jobs for any country.”

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