The psychotherapeutic care in Ukraine is carried out in structure of specialized psychiatric, psychoneurological and somatic hospitals and polyclinics of public health services.
Ukraine still has inefficient public health care system, with its unbalanced structure of services, especially in mental health care.
In 2009 parameters of mental illness and disturbances of behavior was 243,5 per 100 thousand population and in comparison with 1990 decreased per 2,5%. Maximal parameters of mental illness and disturbances of behavior in 1995 consisted 263,1 per 100 thousand population.
In structure of parameters of mental illness and disturbances of behavior, in 2009 (72,7% or 176,1 per 100 thousand population) prevailed nonpsychotic.
The basic organizational unit of the psychotherapeutic care is the cabinet of psychotherapy, which common number on 1.01.2010 year was 223, at the psychiatric network 134 (61%), at the somatic - 89 (that makes about 39%). The psychotherapeutic care is carried out by medical and psychological model.
Thus since 1997 the speciality medical psychology and a staff of the doctor-psychologist is entered. Now the of network medical psychologists consist the persons with medical (85 person) and psychological (315 person) base education. The general deficiency of the staff is made nearby by 600 persons.
The basic problem are defficiency of psychotherapists in specialized and somatic networks according to operating specifications. The general deficiency makes 1000 persons.
As well psychotherapeutic network requires immediate expansion, especially in somatic health care system.