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Amendments to be debated in the House of Lords

Here you can browse the Amendments to the Psychotherapy Bill to be moved in Committee in the House of Lords.

Clause 11
     Page 9, line 27, at end insert--
    ("(5)  The Education Committee shall establish sub-committees to give authoritative advice on the educational, training and continuing professional development requirements of the various modalities of psychotherapy.
    (6)  At the outset, sub-committees shall be established in the following modalities--
    (a)  Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, Psychoanalysis and Analytical Psychology,
    (b)  Cognitive and Behavioural Psychotherapy,
    (c)  Family and Systemic Psychotherapy,
    (d)  Group Psychotherapy,
    (e)  Humanistic and Integrative Psychotherapy,
    (f)  Experiential Constructivist Psychotherapy,
    (g)  Hypno-psychotherapy,
and other sub-committees may be established as the Council deems appropriate.
    (7)  The Education Committee may, with the agreement of the sub-committees, modify the system of sub-committees set out in subsection (5)(a) to (g) above.")
     Page 9, line 27, at end insert--
    ("(  )  The Education Committee may, where it deems fit, establish Advisory Committees in respect of particular patient groups or settings.
    (  )  The Education Committee shall in the first instance give consideration to the establishment of Advisory Committees for--
    (a)  psychotherapy with children,
    (b)  psychotherapy within the National Health Service, and
    (c)  psychotherapy within the criminal justice system.")
     Page 31, line 14, at end insert--
    ("(  )  One of the persons appointed by the Privy Council under sub-paragraph (1)(b) above shall be a trained counsellor in good standing.")
     Page 31, line 15, leave out first ("the") and insert ("a") 
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