A skilled use of relationship that helps bring about effective change, to enhance or stabilize your well-being. The psychotherapy process addresses decision-making, coping with crisis, developing personal insights and knowledge, working through inner conflicts or improving relationships.
[If you are wondering about mental health services or psychotherapy, you might want to look at the website www.talkingcanhelp.ca provided by one of our members, of course recognizing it focuses on ‘talk therapy’.]
With the legislation affecting so many practicing and future clinicians, we have accumulated a number of questions and answers about the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario, the Transitional Council, the Alliance and legislation.
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The Ontario Alliance of Mental Health Practitioners (the Alliance) is an umbrella organization whose members are professional associations in the field of mental health. The Alliance was formed to address the issue of regulating counselling and psychotherapy in Ontario. Membership includes both voting member associations and non-voting supporting member associations.
The Psychotherapy Act - Bill 171 enacts a new health profession act with respect to the regulation of psychotherapy. The College of Psychotherapists and Registered Mental Health Therapists of Ontario will set and enforce standards and guidelines for practice and conduct, ensure regulated health professionals meet training & educational standards, develop continuous-learning programs, and act when you have a concern about your health care.