loss, there is an alarming laxity within the mental health professions when it comes to monitoring, commenting on, and educating
the public about what is good therapy, what is negligent behavior by trained professionals, and what is or borders on quackery."
–Singer and Lalich, "Crazy" Therapies.
Whenever there is a set of alternative treatments whose administration is primarily
dependent upon the type of practitioner, then faith has more weight than science.There
is much faith in psychology.The articles here are by those who placed their
faith in the scientific approach, an approach that has consistently yielded the most effective therapies.
California Skeptics hold that belief
in various alternatives ought to be in proportion to the degree of evidence and the soundness of underlying assumption.On this basis there is this site on scientific psychology (commonly called behaviorism)
and for contrast another on Freudian psychiatry, who are the chiropractors of the mind.Both were born in the 19th century and are still alive.
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