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Doctors and psychologists teamed up to fight distribution of pseudotherapy individuals who do not have a degree in public health. These two professions laid the foundation for working group shared that he would be responsible for “addressing the mental health issues that concern the population most,” including obsessions in the sector.
The new body will feature Collegiate medical organization, General Council of Psychology and Federation of Associations of Physicians and Psychotherapists Psychotherapists. The presidents of the three institutions had already met in June for a first rapport meeting that laid the foundations for their joint triangular action plans.
Coordinator of the Department of Psychotherapy of the General Council of Psychology, Manuel Berdullasexplained medical letter that one of the main axes of the working group will be “to solve the problem of the practice of using these advantages by people without basic degrees“. An invasion that touches from the phase of diagnosing problems and disorders to intervention and follow-up of patients.
Overview of the mental health strategy
Berdullas warned that the aim of the group was not to draft a ruling on the matter, but that they would be in charge of “analyzing aspects” new Mental health strategy and future laws in this area, which “need to be revised” in order to adapt them to the needs of both the population and the system in the work of care.
“The lack of clear regulation in the field of psychotherapy creates an optimal ground for the spread of pseudo-psychotherapists, and this joint work we want these intrusive methods to not take over and create confusion those who need therapeutic help,” he said.
This measure is partly guaranteed by bringing the National Health System (SNS) closer to the ratio of specialists in the European Union, where on average 18 psychologists and 18 psychiatrists for every 100,000 inhabitants, compared to 6 and 11 respectively in Spain. For Berdullas, this is an “inherent aspect” that needs to be taken into account, but it is not one of the main activities of the working group.
“The concern of this group is directed, in particular, to identify and propose adequate regulation of exercises and training of psychologists and psychotherapists,” the spokesman said.
In addition to the working group, from the group of psychologists, they also missed out on the part of the Ministry of Health for a great “consistency and impetus” at the national level of measures to include professionals in their discipline in First aid. “Here you can early detection of any violations related to mental health, while not forgetting other public, social and educational spaces,” he said.
Mental health in companies
For its part, from Collegiate medical organization noted that one of the main thrusts of this first meeting is to lay the foundations for an initiative for “business awareness” in mental health to improve care for their employees.
“The process is now beginning where companies need to be accredited to perform a number of very specific tasks or items such as identifying mental health problems in cooperation with the Council of Psychologists,” the president of the General Council of Medical Associations, Thomas Cob.
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