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Psychotherapy Criticism Debate

Whenever one begins to challenge the established, mainstream ideas and practices in any area of life, one will always encounter fierce criticism, which often turns into personal attacks, from those who are invested, either emotionally or financially or both, in maintaining the status quo. I have been a target of such criticism, which included personal

 
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The Difference Between Psychology and Psychotherapy

Yes, contrary to what you and many people think, “psychology” and “psychotherapy” are not the same concepts and, therefore, cannot be used interchangeably. The tendency to confuse those terms comes up a lot whenever people discuss the effectiveness of psychotherapy and creates a series of disconnected communications in which all sides of the debate can’t

 
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When You Need Help but Won’t Get It

The situations I will discuss in this post keep coming to my attention again and again, so I thought this would be an important topic to raise and also a painful one to talk about. It has to do with a very specific type of abuse of psychotherapy clients – sexual abuse. This post is for

 
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How to Let Go of the Outcome of Your Complaint

In “How to Present Your Case Most Effectively When Filing a Complaint” I emphasized the importance of letting go of the outcome. But how do you do that? How do you just not care if someone who inflicted an immense psychological damage on you will receive a just punishment or not? How can one not care

 
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