Regulation of Psychotherapy

The British government is seeking to regulate  ‘talking therapies’ . The proposal is that psychotherapists come under the Health Professions Council which currently regulates occupational therapists, physiotherapists, paramedics, art therapists and other professions.

There are many instances of unprofessional behaviour amongst psychotherapists and, until now, therapists who have been struck off by other professional bodies have simply sought the ‘safe harbor’ of psychotherapy.

Prominent psychotherapists are fighting back. Should you wish to read it, this 26-part series strongly argues for regulation.

Post a comment or leave a trackback: Trackback URL.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: