About the EART
The European Association for Reality Therapy ( EART) was established in 1999. It is an independent, non-profit, professional, voluntary organisation aiming to unite associations, institutes and centres for Reality Therapy from individual European countries teaching Choice Theory and its use in practice of psychotherapy and counselling – Reality Therapy, teaching – Quality School , management – Lead Management and Wellbeeing on the basis of a signed contract, mutual interests and the Law on Association with the aim of improving their work .
The members of EART are : Association for RT of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatian Association for RT, Slovenian Association for Reality Therapy, Finish Association for Reality Therapy, Association for Reality Therapy – Malta, Institute for Reality Therapy United Kingdom, William Glasser Institute Ireland, Association for reality therapy Russia and European Institute for Reality Therapy as accredited training institute. Besides organizational members EART has its Individual members chamber for those individuals in Europe which have no national organization.
Since 2008 EART is fully authorized member and European Wide Awarding Organization of the European Association for Psychotherapy (EAP) thus taking on educational standards of the EART as well as the educational standards and other criteria of for ordinary membership in EAP. The educational standards for psychotherapists are defined in detail by the EART Book of regulations for psychotherapists about educational standards, conditions and ways of obtaining the title of psychotherapist.
As a very well organized association EART organized European conferences every 4 years : In 1997 in Portorose, Slovenia; In 2001 in Zagreb; Croatia, In 2005 in Dublin, Ireland; In 2009 in Edinburgh, UK in 2013 in Bled, Slovenia and in 2017 in Tampere, Finland. Besides conferences EART organized European Faculty Retreats every other year : In 2006 in Izola, Slovenia; In 2008 in Dubrovnik, Croatia; In 2010 in Tampere, Finland; In 2012 in Dublin, Ireland, in 2014 in Medulin, Croatia, in 2016 in Malta and in 2018 in Schotland.