The PSYCHOLOGIST is the one who after degree in Psychology, He played a year Internship professionalizzande and exceeded the’state exam for the professional qualification. Finally, we It is iscitto albo dell’Order of Psychologists as Article 7 n ° 56 of the Law of 18 February 1989 .
The psychologist respects the code of ethics psychologists and she considers it her duty increase knowledge about human behavior and use them to promote the psychological well-being, group and community. In any professional environment It works to improve the ability of people to understand themselves and others and behaving in a conscious, fair and effective. The psychologist is aware of the social responsibility resulting from the fact that, exercising professional, It can significantly intervene in the lives of others; therefore it needs to pay special attention to personal factors, social, organizational, financial and political, in order to avoid inappropriate use of its influence, and not unduly exploit the trust and any dependent relationship with clients and users of the recipients of his professional performance. The psychologist is responsible for their professional acts and their direct foreseeable consequences (article 3 the Code of).
In exercising the profession, the psychologist respect the dignity, the right to confidentiality, all’self-determination ed all’autonomy of those who use his services; born respect their opinions and, refraining from imposing its system of values; not discriminate based on religion, ethnicity, Nationality, social background, socioeconomic status, their sex, sexual orientation, disability. The psychologist using methods and techniques for safeguarding these principles, and he refuses to collaborate with damaging thereto. When conflicts of interest arise between the user and the institution in which the psychologist, the latter must explain to the parties, clearly, the terms of its responsibilities and constraints which is professionally maintained. In all cases where the recipient and the commissioner of support or psychotherapy do not coincide, the psychologist and foremost protect the recipient of (article 4 the Code of).
The psychologist is required to maintain a adequate level of professional training and update in their discipline specifically in the sector in which it operates. It recognizes the limits of its jurisdiction and uses, therefore, only theoretical and practical tools for which it has acquired adequate knowledge and, where necessary, formal authorization. The psychologist It employs methodologies of which is able to indicate the sources and scientific references, and does not raise, in the expectations of the customer and / or user, unfounded expectations (article 5 the Code of).