Regulation

Regulation Update 2017

November 2017 At the Fourteenth AGM, held on 4th November 2017, we discussed the new government proposals for regulating psychotherapy. The consultation document can be found here, and a document from the Professional Standards Authority […]

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Regulation Update 2015

April 2015 The College of Psychoanalysts was a driving force in the judicial review which beat back the last attempt at state regulation of our practice, and we need to be ready now for new […]

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Regulation Update 2012

21 May 2012 So far, all attempts to regulate have been voluntary. A major breakthrough was the formation of The United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) as an umbrella-organisation of training-bodies for all mainstream modalities […]

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Important News

17th February 2011 Dear All, The government has now halted the project to regulate the talking therapies via HPC. In its command paper published yesterday ‘Enabling Excellence’, it makes clear that statutory regulation will not […]

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Judicial Review Proceeding

The full transcript of the JR proceeding held on 10th January 2011 and Mr Justice Burton’s judgement have now been released. To access these documents please click on the links below. Full Transcript of Judicial […]

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Press Release – 10th December 2010

Psychotherapists win the right to challenge Health Professions Council plans for statutory regulation Mr Justice Burton has given six psychotherapy and psychoanalysis practitioner groups permission to proceed with what he described as an “important” judicial […]

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Regulation of Psychotherapists and Counsellors

8th January 2010 On 10 December 2009 the HPC met to review the responses to the consultation on the recommendations of the Psychotherapists and Counsellors Professional Liaison Group. The following document highlights its conclusions. HPC […]