Collaborating in coercion? A pivotal time for the psychotherapy profession

27 Jun

“Professional or collaborator” banner at demonstration in Streatham, 26 June 2015 (photo @CommsPsychUK)


[Not a full blog post, but tweets saved here to possibly write up into a blog post later]


My thoughts on professional ethics and psychotherapists’ professional bodies providing clear guidance to their members about how far they are prepared to be involved with coercive practices given job centres are inherently coercive environments, not therapeutic ones. Will psychotherapists wait for the governnment and DWP to define the scope of their profession? Or will they provide clear professional standards for members to follow? Professional ethics



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