Acts and Regulations

The College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO) regulates its registrants in the public interest in accordance with the Psychotherapy Act, 2007 and the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 (RHPA) and the regulations and by-laws made under these Acts.

CRPO registrants are expected to understand and comply with the professional, legal and ethical requirements governing their practise.


Psychotherapy Act, 2007
Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991
Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004

Regulations Under the Psychotherapy Act, 2007

Professional Misconduct Regulation
Quality Assurance Regulation
Registration Regulation

Controlled Act of Psychotherapy

Controlled Act Task Group Consultation Documents
Draft Regulation: Categories of Prescribed Therapies Involving the Practice of Psychotherapy
Draft Policy: Activities that Do Not Constitute the Controlled Act of Psychotherapy
Psychotherapy with a Registered Psychotherapist
Companion Document for Registered Psychotherapists
Self-Assessment Tool for Unregulated Practitioners
Registered Psychotherapists: Information for Ontarians


CRPO’s By-laws guide the operations of the College and its Council.

CRPO By-laws
Règlements administratifs