What is a Registered Psychotherapist?

A registered psychotherapist is a regulated practitioner in psychotherapy in good standing with the College of Psychotherapists of Ontario.

In Ontario, therapists who are registered with the CRPO, use the title or designation of Registered Psychotherapist and have the abbreviation RP after their name.

The CRPO (College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario) is the legal governing  and regulating body for the practice of psychotherapy in Ontario. It establishes and maintains standards of practice; continued competence; quality and professional reliability.