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The Vermont Statutes Online

The Vermont Statutes Online have been updated to include the actions of the 2023 session of the General Assembly.

NOTE: The Vermont Statutes Online is an unofficial copy of the Vermont Statutes Annotated that is provided as a convenience.

Title 26 : Professions and Occupations

Chapter 078 : Roster of Psychotherapists Who Are Nonlicensed and Noncertified

(Cite as: 26 V.S.A. § 4093)
  • § 4093. Unprofessional conduct

    (a) Unprofessional conduct means the following conduct and conduct set forth in 3 V.S.A. § 129a:

    (1) Providing fraudulent or deceptive information in an application for entry on the Roster.

    (2) Conviction of a crime that evinces an unfitness to practice psychotherapy.

    (3) Unauthorized use of a protected title in professional activity.

    (4) Conduct that evidences moral unfitness to practice psychotherapy.

    (5) Engaging in any sexual conduct with a client, or with the immediate family member of a client, with whom the psychotherapist has had a professional relationship within the previous two years.

    (6) Harassing, intimidating, or abusing a client.

    (7) Entering into an additional relationship with a client, supervisee, research participant, or student that might impair the psychotherapist’s objectivity or otherwise interfere with his or her professional obligations.

    (8) Practicing outside or beyond a psychotherapist’s area of training, experience, or competence without appropriate supervision.

    (b) After hearing, and upon a finding of unprofessional conduct, the Board may take disciplinary action against a rostered psychotherapist or an applicant. (Added 1993, No. 222 (Adj. Sess.), § 17; amended 1997, No. 40, § 71; 1997, No. 145 (Adj. Sess.), § 61; 1999, No. 52, § 37.)