Mission & Goals of Czech Association for Psychotherapy
Promote the development, dissemination and public recognition of psychotherapy as a separate and independent profession.
Promote the integration of psychotherapy in the legal system of the Czech Republic, including the adoption of a separate law on psychotherapy, which will determine the criteria for training and separate the profession of psychotherapy so that it is compatible with EU standards, and to ensure equal status of psychotherapists in various sectors.
Associating psychotherapists of all schools, directions and approaches regardless of region or resort where they practice psychotherapy and whether they are employed or self-employed.
Acquire membership for professionals who were not allowed to call their work “psychotherapy”, although their activity and the level of expertise meets the definition of psychotherapy (see preamble par. 3).
Participate in solving issues related to the performance of psychotherapeutic practice and position of psychotherapists in all relevant sectors and institutions.
Contribute to the improvement of quality in psychotherapy not only for its members but through education, communication and access to information and possibly training to earn on the professional level provided psychotherapy in the Czech Republic.
Collaborate with other psychotherapeutic organisations in all matters that correspond to the purpose of the CAP.
Inform regularly CAP members and professionals about what is happening in the field of psychotherapy.
Encourage open professional discussion and information exchange.