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Bundesgesetz über die Ausübung der Psychotherapie (Federal law on the practice of psychotherapy)

Austria Austrian Government Country Resources Mental Health Legislation, Regulations and Implementation Guides Austria 7 June 1990 Legislation/regulation education, human resources, mental health treatment

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Das Bundesgesetz legt fest, welche Behandlungsmethoden und Maßnahmen unter die psychotherapeutische Behandlung fallen und liefert die Berufsumschreibung des Psychotherapeuten / der Psychotherapeutinnen und Richtlinien für die Ausbildung.

The law defines which therapeutic treatment methods and measures are falling under psychotherapy and the duties and responsibilities of psychotherapists. It also sets standards for the education and training of psychotherapists.

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