Stop Taxing My Psychotherapy!

Stop the unfair HST tax on psychotherapy Did you Know? Registered Psychotherapists are the only mental health practitioners in Ontario who are still required to collect HST from clients! Social Workers, Psychologists, Occupational Therapists, Hypnotherapists and many other registered health professions have successfully lobbied for the removal of HST on Read more…

What Happened with the HST Exemption?

RPs have been waiting with baited breath for the HST exemption to come into effect. The general understanding was that five provinces needed to regulate the “profession” before we could seek HST exemption from the federal government. See https://www.ccpa-accp.ca/profession/regulation-across-canada/ As we waited for the establishment of a 5th college, a Read more…

Advocacy: Getting RPs Covered

OSRP’s work with RPIC (Registered Psychotherapist Insurance Committee) “Are you covered?” That is one of the first questions a client asks when they reach out for therapy. Unfortunately, it’s not a question RPs can answer because it’s not our choice who covers us. That coverage decision belongs to insurers and Read more…