Titles (4)

On your business card can you include a specialty title?

Friday, 18 July 2014 00:53

Yes, as long as you follow the guidelines noted in the Misconduct Regulation

You must give prominence to your protected title (i.e. RP), your specialty must be an earned designation granted from a recognized body.

RMHT – What is the process for this title? Child and Youth Workers have been left out of this process. Will they be able to register as RMHTs?

Friday, 18 July 2014 00:53

Stakeholders who've been following the work of the transitional Council are likely aware that the draft Registration Regulation, submitted to the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care in January 2012, has not been approved. In November 2012, Council was informed that the ministry could not support the registration of those practitioners proposed for the Registered Mental Health Therapist (RMHT) category. The full letter from Assistant Deputy Minister Suzanne McGurn outlining the ministry's position is available here, and our President’s response is linked here: http://www.crpo.ca/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/MOHLTC-letter-re_-Registraiton-Regulation-Recd-Nov_-21-20123.pdf

At the present time, the College has deferred use of the title "Registered Mental Health Therapist". However, it is still one of the restricted titles set out in the Psychotherapy Act, 2007.

The ministry is seeking a solution to those practitioners who would have been registered as RMHTs by the College and who, with proclamation of the controlled act of psychotherapy, may be practicing in breach of the legislation.

Some people in the public might not know what RP is. Can you say on a card “Jane Doe, RP, Psychotherapist, for example?

Friday, 18 July 2014 00:53

The title associated with this class should be used in the following manner: Registered Psychotherapist or RP.

How is the Qualifying title used?

Friday, 18 July 2014 01:10

The title associated with this class should be used in the following manner: Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) or RP (Qualifying)