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Our Council is made up of eight members, including psychologists, a legal member and community representatives.

We manage complaints about the clinical care and treatment, professional behaviour or health of registered psychologists and students in NSW.

We manage complaints about the conduct, performance and health of registered health practitioners and students in NSW.

Complaints are concerns about the care, treatment or behaviour of a registered health practitioner.

Our website can provide you with more information about the assessment and management of a complaint. You can also contact us.

Psychology Council of NSW Latest News and Updates
The Health Practitioner Regulation National Law (NSW) (National Law) requires practitioners, employers and education providers to report ‘notifiable...
New Medicare Telehealth Items under the Better Access to Mental Health Care Initiative Incidence of mental (and other) health issues and inequities...
The Council frequently receives notifications about psychologists misusing protected titles, for example, referring to themselves as a Clinical,...
Questionnaires, tests, inventories, instruments, and so forth – let’s call them “psychometric instruments”, or simply “instruments” for present...
Obtaining consent from clients prior to providing them with psychological services is a fundamental given. ‘Informed consent’ is a procedure that...
The 2016/17 Annual Report of the Psychology Council is now available. The 2016/17 Annual Report is structured in three parts: Part 1 Information that...
When complaints and notifications about a psychologist are made to the Psychology Council of New South Wales – either by the Australian Health...
Online completion of psychometric instruments can be a convenient and time-saving mode of having such instruments administered. The administration...
Pursuant to the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law and as per the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) registration...