About the College

The College of Counselling Therapy of Prince Edward Island (CCTPEI, the College) is the governing body charged with regulating the counselling therapy practice in Prince Edward Island. It is our mandate to encourage the safe, ethical and competent practice of counselling therapy on behalf of the public.

The purpose of the College is to protect the public's right to quality Counselling Therapy in Prince Edward Island.

All Counselling Therapists (CT) who practice in PEI must be registrants of the College of Counselling Therapy of Prince Edward Island.

Who We Are

The day-to-day operations of the College are managed by a registrar and supported by a council.

The Council is made up of six (6) members plus the Registrar. Two (2) public members are appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council, and four (4) members are elected by registrants who are in good standing on the General Register of the College.

The registrar for the College of Counselling Therapy of PEI is Bernie Plourde.

The current members of the Council are:

  • Amanda Blakeney
  • Cheryl McNeill
  • Doug Ellis
  • Greg Davis
  • Karen Milligan
  • Michelle Roach

Our Work

The College is responsible for ensuring that the mandate, as set out in the Regulated Health Professions Act, the Regulations and the Bylaws, is fulfilled.

We do this in the following ways:

  • Hold the protection of the public as our top priority in all aspects of our work;
  • Regulate the profession of Counselling Therapy in PEI;
  • Inform the public of those who are members in good standing in the College and legally allowed to use the title Counselling Therapist or CT;
  • Set entry to practice professional standards;
  • Set standards for ongoing skill development;
  • Enforce ethical conduct and standards of practice; and
  • Investigate complaints about a registrant's practice.