The Upper Austrian Society of Psychotherapists is one of nine federal branches of the Austrian Society of Psychotherapists (ÖBVP).
The general aim of the society is establishing a chamber of psychotherapy by expanding psychotherapeutic knowledge, skills and professionaliism and to bring it into public consciousness.
The OÖLP provides
- general information for people interested in psychotherapy
- services, supports and offers support for members in their professional interests in preparing seminars, conferences in research topics and is engaged in international contacts.
- The rationale – complaint and mediation office ( Ethik, Beschwerde und Schlichtungsstelle) as a trouble shooting instance in problems showing up between clients, psychotherapists and in – training – psychotherapists. It also serves for all educational settings and their affairs.
The society is linked with numerous institutions and societies all over the world.