1 Dec 2014

When talk therapy does patients more harm than good

From Nine To Noon, 9:23 am on 1 December 2014

Professor of Psychiatry at New South Wales University, Gordon Parker, says counselling and psychotherapy are not right for everyone. He says in some cases they will fail to be of any assistance, and in extreme cases could make things worse. Professor Parker says there needs to be a better evaluation of counsellors and psychotherapists by clients and more freedom for clients to seek a second opinion from another therapist to determine if the therapy being recieved is right for them.