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:
Recruitment of Professional Members to the Psychology Council
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.