Our 2023 Post Traumatic Event Special Guests

Badge of Life Canada was honoured to have these special guests attend our annual event. The list includes the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, who was this year’s keynote speaker, Mr. Adam Chambers, Member of Parliament for Simcoe North, Mr. Thomas Carrique, Commissioner of the Ontario Provincial Police, and the Rama Police Service Intra-Tribal Peacekeepers Drum Group.
(Photos courtesy of Scott Mills)


A short description of the various therapist certifications in Ontario.

Clinical Psychologists

Clinical Psychologists are required to complete a related Masters and Ph.D. program to practice in the province of Ontario that must be research-based and subsequently have a thesis component. They are governed by the College of Psychologists of Ontario (CPO).

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Registered Psychotherapists

Registered Psychotherapists (RPs) are registered by the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO) and, like Registered Social Workers and Clinical Psychologists, are permitted to perform the controlled act of psychotherapy.

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Registered Social Workers

Registered Social Workers (RSW) are helping individuals to enhance their well-being. They are governed by the Ontario College of Social Workers.