Colleague Assistance Committee

Don’t Worry Alone. 

Offering supportive programs for psychologist members of NCPA
for the prevention and amelioration of professional stress, distress or impairment.

Helpline - (919)785-3969

About the Colleague Assistance Committee
The Colleague Assistance Committee is charged with developing education, peer consultation, and other resources to facilitate the optimal functioning of psychologists in North Carolina. The purposes of this committee include prevention and amelioration of professional distress and impairment and their consequences among psychologists.

Our History 
Click here to view our history

Self Assessment 
Find out how well you are taking care of yourself through our available articles and Healthy Lifestyle Self-Assessment quizzes below.  

1. Are You Taking Care of Yourself

2. Healthy Lifestyle Assessment 

3. Warning Signs of Stress 

4. Self Care Top 10 

5. Self Evaluation: How Am I Doing in My Practice? 

Peer Consultation 
Peer Consultation Service 
Peer Consultation TeamHow to Set up A Peer Consultation Team 
5 Fundamentals of a Peer Consultation Team 

Articles and Presentations 
are related to the prevention and amelioration of professional distress. They are offered in the following contexts:

  • To Academic Programs on topics related to Self-Care and Colleague Assistance
  • At NCPA conferences
  • As "stand-alone" workshops

Click here to view the presentations

Articles on topics of self-care and psychologist stress/distress/impairment are published on a regular basis in the North Carolina Psychologist. Click here to view the articles.

Links and Other Resources 
Click here to view additional links and resources. 

Graduate Students 
We are committed to helping future psychologists find ways to prevent professional distress and impairment as they progress in their training through promotion and education of self-care strategies and outreach activities. Click here to view more information specifically targeting graduate students, our future psychologists. 

Making Contact
If you are concerned about personal and professional stress, well-being and colleague relationships:
1. Leave a message on our Peer Consultation Line: (919) 785-3969; or
2. Send an email message to [email protected] (a Committee Member will be in contact with you within 24 hours)

The scope of concerns of Colleague Assistance Peer Consultants includes: When contacting the Committee for Peer Consultation, the Committee Member will ask for your name and NCPA member status, but neither this information nor the content of your consultation is communicated to NCPA or to the NC Psychology Board.

For concerns related to ethics and law issues, please contact NCPA directly by e-mail.