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Feb, 2011

EAPs 20th anniversary & farewell Serge Ginger (Registrar) and Regina Hilbert (Treasurer)

The EAP Board meetings in Vienna on February 18th and 19th, 2011 were not only dedicated to hard work and intensive discussions but also to celebrations and good-byes. Serge Ginger…

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Feb, 2010

Estimation of the professional density of qualified psychotherapists in Europe

Reference: Serge Ginger, speech at European Conference on the Status of Psychotherapy in Europe – “Psychotherapy – an independent profession? A European Challenge!”    

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May, 2004

Search for Psychotherapists with the Japanese Certificate for Psychotherapy (JCP)

JCP online: The first Psychotherapists with the Japanese Certificate for Psychotherapy can now be found online. JCP-Psychotherapists (pdf 86,8 KB)

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Feb, 2004

Recognition of professional qualifications in the EU

Dear psychotherapist, On February 11th, 2004 the European Parliament voted for the implementation of the profession of psychotherapists to become a harmonized profession within the whole European Union (now 15…

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Training

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