Psychotherapist - ANZSCO 272314

Description
Provides diagnosis and treatment of mental and emotional disorders using psychotherapeutic methods such as behavioural therapy, biofeedback, relaxation therapy and other techniques.
Skill Level
1
Specialisations
  • Art Psychotherapist or Therapist
Occupation Lists
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Skills Assessment Authority
VETASSESS A
Regional for 457 Applications
There is no regional restriction for 457 visa applications for this occupation.
Caveats
No caveats apply to this occupation.
Endorsed Correlations to ASCO Occupations

Group: 2723 Psychologists

Description
investigate, assess and provide treatment and counselling to foster optimal personal, social, educational and occupational adjustment and development.
Tasks
  • collecting data about clients and assessing their cognitive, behavioural and emotional disorders
  • administering and interpreting diagnostic tests and formulating plans for treatment
  • developing, administering and evaluating individual and group treatment programs
  • consulting with other professionals on details of cases and treatment plans
  • conducting research studies of motivation in learning, group performance and individual differences in mental abilities and educational performance
  • collecting data and analysing characteristics of students and recommending educational programs
  • formulating achievement, diagnostic and predictive tests for use by teachers in planning methods and content of instruction
  • developing interview techniques, psychological tests and other aids in workplace selection, placement, appraisal and promotion
  • conducting surveys and research studies on job design, work groups, morale, motivation, supervision and management
  • performing job analyses and establishing job requirements by observing and interviewing employees and managers
Skill Level
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Registration or licensing may be required.
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