The Psychology Council of NSW (Council) is one of 15 Health Professional Councils (Councils) that are registered under the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law (NSW) (National Law)
Psychologists providing treatment in clinical or counselling settings often receive requests from their clients for court reports.
Clinical supervision is a collaborative process that is integral to our training and professional development and identity as competent psychologists, whatever our stage of career.
An important part of being a health professional is getting the healthcare you need, without fear of a mandatory notification being made against you.
The 2018/19 Annual Report of the Psychology Council of NSW is now available.
The 2018/19 Annual Report is structured in three parts:
The Council is increasingly concerned that the content of client records is significantly below the accepted professional standard.
Mandatory reporting is just that, mandatory. It is not optional.
Private practice psychologists are often tempted to offer couple therapy to appease referrers and potential clients despite having little or no training in the area.
Boundary violations are one of the most common reasons why complaints are made about practitioners and one of the most potentially damaging experiences for clients.
The Psychology Council of NSW (the Council) is a statutory authority whose functions include dealing with complaints and health and performance notifications about psychologists in relation to inci