The Manitoba Psychological Society (MPS) is a non-profit organization of Manitoba psychologists founded in 1966. Its purpose is to further the use of psychology, as a science and profession, in the service of human health, welfare, and quality of life.

MPS advocates for the use of psychological knowledge in the formulation of public policy and in the implementation of services for the public in addition to promoting the advancement of psychological education, research, and training.

MPS is a proud member of the Council of Professional Associations of Psychologists.


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Julia Riddell, Ph.D., C. Psych.

Communications/Media Coordinator

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Board Members

Jo Ann Unger, Ph.D., C. Psych.

Colleen Murphy, Ph.D., C. Psych.

Lisa Dreger, Ph.D., C. Psych.

Kristin Reynolds, Ph.D., C. Psych.
Public Education

Lindsay Woods, Ph.D., C. Psych.
Diversity Representative

Jolene Kinley, Ph.D., C. Psych.
Continuing Education

Jeffery Harvey, Psy. D., C. Psych.
Membership Director

Amber Yaholkoski, M.A., Ph.D. Cand.
Student Advocate Director

Julia Riddell, Ph.D., C. Psych.
Communications/Media Coordinator

Alicia Nijdam-Jones, Ph.D., C. Psych. Cand.

David Hill, Psy.D., C. Psych.

James Ediger, Ph.D., C. Psych.

Heather Finnegan, Ph.D., C. Psych.

Megan Hebert, Ph.D., C. Psych. 

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