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Previous consultations
 

Scopes of Practice - Response
The Board would like to thank the members of the profession, stakeholders and other interested parties who sent their consultation responses to the Board on Psychotherapist Scopes of Practice. In general those who responded agreed with the proposed changes to the frequency of practice for those registered in the Interim Psychotherapists Scope of Practice. Some feedback disagreed with the Board's definition of practice. The Board reviewed and considered all responses received before making any decisions.

Click here to download the Board's response document.


2012 Recertification consultation

In late 2012 the Board sought the views of the profession and stakeholders with regard to:

  • Psychotherapist Recertification

    The Board allocated a 10 week period in consideration of the Christmas period and to allow individuals and groups time to arrange meetings.
    Click here to download the consultation document.


    Clinical Supervision Consultation - Response
    The Psychotherapists Board of Aotearoa New Zealand (the Board) would like to thank members of the profession, stakeholders and other interested parties who sent their consultation responses to the Psychotherapists Board on Psychotherapist Clinical Supervision. There were 25 responses ranging in opinion from groups and individuals. The Board considered all the responses received.

    Click here to download the a copy of the Board's consultation response document.


    Scopes of Practice and Clinical Supervision Consultation

    This consultation is seeking the views of the profession and stakeholders with regard to:

    1. Psychotherapist Scopes of Practice; and
    2. Psychotherapist Clinical Supervision

    Please submit your feedback on or before Tuesday 28th August 2012. Click here to download the document.
    Thank you! the Board appreciates the time practitioners and stakeholders take to provide feedback.

    Psychotherapists Scopes of Practice
    22-05-08 Click here to download Consultation Document on Psychotherapist Scopes of Practice
    Closed on the 16/07/08

    click here to download The Boards Response to the Consultation Document on Psychotherapist Scopes of Practice

    27-03-09 Click here to download the file.


    Psychotherapist Clinical Competencies Consultation
    Click here to download the file.

    Fee Increase Consultation
    30.06.09 Click here to download the Boards response to the consultation
    Closed 24/07/09

    29-07-09 Click here to download the consultation

    Psychotherapist Core Clinical Competencies Consultation (second clinical competencies consultation
    A consultation on Core Clinical Competencies
    Click here to download the file.

    This consultation closed on Monday 16th November 2009.


    Psychotherapist Standards of Ethical Conduct

    Click here to download the file.

    This consultation closed on Friday 7th May 2010

    Supervision Policy - Feedback due on or before 17/09/10

    The Board has drafted a policy to clarify the Board's requirements and expectations relating to supervision and supervisors. Given supervision is a practice that impacts all psychotherapists the Board is now seeking feedback on this draft policy.

    Practitioners will have 6 weeks to provide the Board with feedback. Please ensure that any comments are returned to the Board on or before Friday 17th September 2010.

    All comments should be sent to Jacq at registrar@pbanz.org.nz

    To review the Board's draft click here to download the document.

    Feedback closed

    The Board proposes to reduce the Psychotherapist APC fee to $680.00 (plus GST) for the 2012/2013 year, and that no disciplinary levy will be charged. This decrease will also be applied to the Board's fee for a short year APC/reduced fee rate, decreasing the reduced fee to $364.00 (plus GST).


    You can download the consultation paper on proposed fee changes for the 2012/2013 year. Click here to download the document

    The Board would appreciate any feedback the profession and stakeholders may have on the Board's proposal.


    Please forward your comments and feedback before Friday the 1st of June 2012.

  • Psychotherapists Board of Aotearoa New Zealand Fee Consultation 2016
     

    Psychotherapists Board of Aotearoa New Zealand Fee Consultation 2016
    Click here to download the document.

    Supervisor Approval Fee Clarification:

    Clinical psychotherapist supervision is to be provided by either:
    1. A registered psychotherapist with a current APC; or
    2. A health practitioner registered under the HPCAA with a current APC; approved by the Board as having sufficient psychotherapy training, knowledge, skills, professional development.

    The proposed new supervisor approval fee applies only to category 2 above:

  • The fee will not apply to those already approved under category 2.
  • The new fee will apply to those seeking approval under category 2, once the Board's Fee Schedule Gazette notice is published.

  • Psychotherapists Board of Aotearoa New Zealand Fee Consultation Response
     

    Psychotherapists Board of Aotearoa New Zealand Fee Consultation Response
    This document outlines the decisions of the Psychotherapists Board of Aotearoa New Zealand (the Board) and provides clarification into the decisions reached on amendments to the Psychotherapist Fee Schedule.

    Click here to download the document.

     

    Consultation on Annual Practising Certificate fee reduction 2013-2014

    This consultation seeks the views of the profession regarding reduction of Annual Practising Certificate fees for 2013-2014.

    The Board has allocated 4 weeks for the consultation period. Please send your responses to the Registrar on or before Monday 21 July 2013.

    Click here to download the document.


    Update on APC fees and recertification
     

    The Board recently held consultations regarding APC fees for the forthcoming practising year, and on recertification. Please click here to download the document explaining the new fee structure and recertification process.

    Click here to download the document.

    Consultation on Psychotherapist Recertification May 2013
     

    This consultation seeks the views of the profession regarding Psychotherapist Recertification. It incorporates a number of suggestions received from the previous consultation in 2012, and includes other modifications to the original document.

    The Board has allocated 8 weeks for the consultation period. Please send your responses to the Registrar on or before Friday 12 July 2013.

    Click here to download the document.