How to become a licensed therapist in Canada
To become a licensed therapist in Canada, follow these steps:
1. Obtain a bachelor's degree: You need to have a bachelor's degree in psychology or a related field to become a therapist.
2. Complete a master's degree: You need to complete a master's degree in counseling, psychology, or a related field from an accredited institution.
3. Complete supervised clinical hours: You need to complete a certain number of supervised clinical hours, which vary by province.
4. Pass the licensing exam: You need to pass the licensing exam for your province or territory.
5. Apply for licensure: You need to apply for licensure with your provincial or territorial regulatory body.
6. Maintain your license: You need to meet the continuing education requirements and renew your license regularly to maintain your license.
Note: The requirements for becoming a licensed therapist may vary by province or territory in Canada. It is important to check with your provincial or territorial regulatory body for specific requirements.