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The Indie weighs-in on the regulation issue

April 11, 2009

After this weeks letter in The Guardian from various luminaries expressing opposition to the Labour governments kak-handed plans to nanny-state talking therapies:

Their aim, as they put it, is to turn “neurotic misery” into ordinary human unhappiness. But now Britain’s psychotherapists have heaped anguish on themselves with a damaging feud that has split their ranks.

 

The dispute has erupted over Government proposals for the regulation of the country’s 50,000 therapists to protect their clients from abuse and exploitation. While some therapists accept the need for official monitoring of what they do, others are furious at what they see as a Government attempt to control how they talk to their patients.

Psychotherapists in turmoil over plans to start regulation

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