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Author Dawes, Robyn M., 1936-

Title House of cards : psychology and psychotherapy built on myth / Robyn M. Dawes.

Imprint New York : Free Press ; Toronto : Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International, c1994.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  616.891401 D321h    ---  Axe Inventory 2022
Description xi, 338 p. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 295-327) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Psychotherapy : the myth of expertise -- Prediction and diagnosis : more myths of expertise -- Experience : the myth of expanding expertise -- Licensing : the myth of protecting the public -- A plethora of expertis and what to do about them -- Why the myths are belived -- New age psychology -- Paternalistic put-downs : clients as slaves to therapists, and the rest of us as slaves to our feelings -- Antonomy and advice.
Subject Psychotherapy -- Philosophy.
Clinical psychology -- Philosophy.
Clinical psychologists.
ISBN 0029072050 : $22.95

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