Tracking Instances of Traditional Therapy Standing its Ground


Challenging the Uncritical Acceptance of Whiteness Studies in Psychoanalysis

Readers are probably familiar with two recent scandals in psychoanalysis. In the first, Dr Aruna Khilanani, a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, gave a speech at the Yale Medical college in which she fantasised about shooting white people. In the second, the prestigious Journal of the American Psychoanal;ytic Association published an article by the psychoanalyst, Dr Donald …

Psychiatrists Pushing Back Against Stonewall’s Influence

Stonewall has been able to impose its gender ideology agenda on its member organisations without any pushback. In the UK, these include all the main institutions concerned with therapy. One consequence of this capture has been the campaign to establish affirmative therapy as the only acceptable therapeutic approach with young people questioning their gender identity. …

The Therapist Should be Functionally Apolitical: The Ohio CSWMFT Board Stands Firm

The therapy professions are becoming politicised and therapists increasingly foreground their clients’ political beliefs and values; some of these therapists question whether they should even offer therapeutic services to people with different beliefs. Fortunately, some licensing boards retain a commitment to a traditional therapy approach where therapists offer a functional apolitical space to explore the …