Emotional Wellbeing of European Citizens – what has to be done?
The position of Psychotherapy in Europe
38.2% of citizens in the European Union (200 Million people) suffer from emotional distress1)
These 200 million of our citizens deserve accessibility to quality assured Psychotherapeutic Care. They have a right to be informed about Psychotherapy treatment of choice.
We call for a proper legal regulation of the Psychotherapy Profession and Psychotherapeutic services within the European Union.
We expect our new European Parliament and our new European Commission to take action.
For the EAP
Eugenijus Laurinaitis / EAP President
Alfred Pritz / General Secretary EAP
Annette Kreuz / External Relations Officer EAP
1) The size and burden of mental disorders and other disorders of the brain in Europe 2010
Volume 21, Issue 9, September 2011, Pages 655-679
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