Practice Risk Solutions

Tailored Insurance Solutions for Psychology Practitioners

Members of the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) and/or the Council of Professional Associations of Psychologists (CPAP) have access to a range of coverages specifically designed to meet the practice risk needs of psychology practitioners.

Join over 13,000 members in receiving comprehensive and cost-effective insurance solutions, including:

Click here if you’re unsure about what coverage you need – and what coverage you don’t – to learn more about the liability insurance products available to CPA/CPAP members.

Did you know? Telepsychology/E-Services are included in the CPA/CPAP Professional Liability Insurance Policy

The CPA/CPAP Professional Liability insurance policy applies to telepsychology services delivered in Canada and worldwide. When delivering telepsychology services and in order for your insurance coverage to apply, you must be working within your scope of practice. You must also abide by the professional regulations in your jurisdiction (for instance, the province in which you reside) and in the jurisdiction where your patient is located.

Learn more about Professional Liability Insurance available to CPA/CPAP members by watching this video:

Accessing the legal system is time consuming and expensive. CPA/CPAP members can obtain a range of legal insurance products to meet differing circumstances in your professional and personal lives.

Exclusive pro bono advice for CPA/CPAP members who purchase Professional Liability Insurance

All psychological practitioners who purchase Professional Liability Insurance through BMS have access to summary pro bono legal advice from Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP (Gowlings), one of Canada’s largest national legal firms.

Members have access to a free and dedicated professional helpline to receive confidential legal advice for questions involving professional practice issues, such as:

  • Privacy and confidentiality;
  • Conflicts of interest;
  • How to respond to requests for information from third parties;
  • Inquiries from your regulatory body;
  • How to respond to a subpoena;
  • Professional misconduct;
  • Ethical obligations; and
  • Professional obligations.

Gowlings Pro bono Legal Advice: 1-855-441-4424

About Gowlings

As one of Canada’s top national legal firms, Gowlings has a long history of representing health care professionals on a variety of professional liability cases. The Gowlings professionals who provide services to members have significant experience in medical legal issues including, defending professionals in litigation arising from medical treatment and care; representing professionals in proceedings before provincial professional licensing bodies and providing advice to clients on other administrative and regulatory health law issues.

Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP
Suite 2600, 160 Elgin Street, Ottawa, ON K1P 1C3
Toll Free: 1-855-441-4424