South Island Residency Program in Clinical & Counseling Psychology
Due to COVID-19 and public health recommendations, alterations in the January 2021 interview process may occur. Please direct any questions to Dr. Laurel Townsend. Thank you.
South Island Pre-Doctoral Residency Program in Clinical and Counseling Psychology
The South Island Pre-Doctoral Residency in Clinical and Counseling Psychology is one of only a small number of community based residency programs available in Canada. This residency program is well suited for PhD candidates in psychology who would like to gain in depth experience in the field of Child and Youth Mental Health (CYMH).
This residency is located in Greater Victoria and hosted by three local CYMH teams: Saanich Child and Youth Mental Health Services, Victoria Child and Youth Mental Health Services and Westshore Child and Youth Mental Health Services. These CYMH teams are three of the seven teams serving the residents of Victoria on Southern Vancouver Island and are funded by the Ministry of Children and Family Development.
The South Island Pre-Doctoral Residency Program in Clinical and Counseling Psychology received accreditation from the Canadian Psychological Association during the 2018-2019 training year.
CPA Accreditation Office
Suite 702 - 141 Laurier Avenue West