Psychotherapy Profession in Quebec

Psychotherapy Profession in Quebec

It is my position that the community of psychotherapy professionals in Quebec should be given an opportunity to provide optimal life-changing treatments to the persons entering psychotherapy. This would be best accomplished when the community is united in building, affirming and securing the value of our vocation.  Regardless of education, specialized expertise and theoretical leanings, let us stand together, all of the persons who practice psychotherapy professionally in Quebec. (The persons who practice psychotherapy in Quebec come from various backgrounds: they could have begun their work as social workers, couple and family therapists, doctors, psychologists, vocational counsellors, psychoeducators, criminologist, occupational therapists, sexologists or other.)  Investing in the work and art of psychotherapy, therapy education and funding is necessary. United, we can best assist our policy makers to make a precious investment in the accessibility of psychotherapy services to everyone.

 

Here are some links exploring this issue:

Psychotherapists' Services Better Available to the Public

Journal de l’Assurance – Remboursement des frais des psychothérapeutes : le cas par cas prédomine 19. décembre publié par apq (in French)

Better Access to Psychotherapy for All

 Chatelaine: You probably need therapy. Soon, you might even be able to afford it

Globe and Mail Article: Quebec health institute calls for psychotherapy as front-line treatment choice

 Globe and Mail Article: Look long-term when assessing the costs of psychotherapy

Globe and Mail Article:Psychotherapy: a Better Funding Model Must be Found

Globe and Mail Article:Psychotherapy: the Case for Publicly Funded Therapy

Coalition for Access to Psychotherapy (CAP)