Continuous Professional Development (CPD) is required for re-registration of the ECP holders in National registers in their country of practice. You are required to complete an average of 50 hours per annum of CPD. This CPD can be taken in the following forms:
CPD hours should not consist of more than 30% from any one listed CPD category.
CPD should be checked every 3 to 5 years by the NAO which maintains the national register of ECP holders. Each NAO remains in charge of determining the exact number of years for re/checking CPD within the given period of 3 to 5 years.
Psychotherapists are required to engage in extensive personal psychotherapy during their training which is up to seven years duration. Psychotherapists usually have a first degree followed by a professional, highly specialised, theoretical and clinical training which includes research methodology and continuous professional development. The EAP promotes the recognition of common standards of training throughout Europe, and will ensure their mobility across member states.Training