Most people aren’t very concerned about the therapist’s credentials when they “shop” for a therapist and rightfully so. You can encounter PhDs, who lack basic emotional intelligence essential for their line of work, and paraprofessional counselors, whose wisdom, kindness and dedication made them highly effective therapists
Dr. Lynch, a prominent Irish psychiatrist and psychotherapist, questions the “scientific basis” of psychiatry and discusses the problem of misinformation in the Mental Health field.
Patients have the right to: Request and receive information about the therapist’s professional capabilities, including licensure, education, training, experience, professional association membership, specialization and limitations. Have written information about fees,
In the previous post on Transference, I discussed the traditional definition of transference and how it undermines therapy effectiveness. I also offered a different, much broader definition that would allow therapists to see clients’ problems and their relationships with clients more clearly and realistically.