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 2017/18 Annual Report of the Psychology Council is now available.
The 2017/18 annual report is structured in three parts:
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
We frequently receive complaints from individuals who have requested from their current or prior treating psychologist access to their client record, but for whatever reason, this request has been
Supervisors play a key role in the training and assessment of the psychological competencies required to become a registered psychologist.
In the early 1990s I was invited to join a working committee of the then NSW Psychologists Registration Board.
My six years on Council (two appointed terms of three years) will conclude on 30 June 2018 – providing an opportunity to reflect on the role of Council and changes in our profession over this perio