Whether to pick sides in psychology today
Oliver Burkeman’s article (Therapy Wars, The long read, 7 January) provides an excellent overview of the history and current debates within the psychological therapy world. Thankfully “the war” is ending and it is increasingly recognised that it is not a binary debate between cognitive behavioural therapy and psychoanalysis.
Guardian 12 Jan 2016
Therapy wars: the revenge of Freud
Cheap and effective, CBT became the dominant form of therapy, consigning Freud to psychology’s dingy basement. But new studies have cast doubt on its supremacy – and shown dramatic results for psychoanalysis. Is it time to get back on the couch?
Guardian 7 Jan 2016