The World Council for Psychotherapy is an NGO with consultative status at the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations. It was founded in 1995, has its headquarters in Vienna and holds a World Congress every three years, with more than a thousand participants from about a hundred countries. During recent years the World Congresses for Psychotherapy were organized in Austria, Argentina, China, Australia, South Africa, and France.
All-Russian Professional Psychotherapeutic League (PPL Russia, or League) is a professional association of a cutting-edge kind which organizes significant professional activities every day, 365 days a year. Since 1998, it unites all those who are engaged or trained in psychotherapy. The Professional Psychotherapeutic League is the most large, active and influential professional psychotherapeutic community in Russia.
The general partner. The Union for Mental Health’s mission is to unite and support organizations and individuals from various fields, — including public health, education, art, culture, economic policy, law, social welfare, sport, business, civil society, and the media, — in their efforts towards preserving the mental health of the Russian population.
Self-Regulating Organization National Association for the Development of Psychotherapeutic and Psychological Science and Practice «The Union of Psychotherapists and Psychologists» was established in 2014. In 2015, the SRO «The Union of Psychotherapists and Psychologists» acquired a national status and along with it was given the right to unify all self-regulating organizations in psychotherapy and was endowed with legislative rights.
The East European Institute of Psychoanalysis was established in 1991 by the Honored Scholar of the Russian Federation, Doctor of Psychology, Professor Mikhail M. Reshetnikov. The EEIP is the first higher educational institution in the areas of psychotherapy and psychology in Russia to implement full-scale psychological and psychoanalytical training, including: psychoanalytic education, personal psychoanalytic training (self-analysis), and supervision during the beginning of psychotherapeutic practice.
Санкт-Петербургский научно-исследовательский психоневрологический институт (в настоящее время: Национальный медицинский исследовательский центр), ныне носящий имя В.М. Бехтерева, был основан в 1907 году. Его основателем был В.М. Бехтерев, великий ученый с мировым именем и крупнейший организатор психоневрологического направления в медицине.
The Russian Medical Academy of Continuous Professional Education is the largest educational, scientific and methodological center for supplementary and postgraduate professional education of health personnel of the Russian Federation. The Academy includes 5 faculties: surgery, therapy, pediatrics, dentistry, faculty of preventive medicine and healthcare organizations; and an academic educational center for fundamental and translational medicine.