“Ignorance will create no solution. It is only through the application of professional knowledge to the diagnosis and treatment of family pathology that we will create a solution.”
“DO NOT leave the child in the ugly – in a non-repaired breach. Repair the breach as QUICKLY as you possibly can.
If you are a mental health professional and don’t know how to repair a breach in the parent-child relationship – you should NOT be working with breaches to the parent child relationship. Learn attachment. Learn Bowlby. Learn Stern and Tronick. Don’t work with children until you do.
Do NOT leave the child in an un-repaired breach to the parent-child relationship. Ever. Fix it. As quickly as you can, preferably immediately.
If any mental health person says that the child is not “ready” to be loved by a parent or needs individual therapy in order to be “ready” to be loved by a parent, that mental health person is an ignorant buffoon who should NOT be working with children.”
I’m educating parents and legal professionals about professional psychology because the forensic psychology people are awful – just awful. They have no knowledge, they apply no knowledge. They just make things up.
They shouldn’t be doing that. They should be applying the established knowledge of professional psychology to their assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of pathology. They’re not. That’s a big-big problem that currently sits unresolved with the APA,
Forensic psychology is not doing their job, and in fact, is harming the consumers of their mental health services, their clients. They are harming their clients because they are applying NONE of the knowledge from professional psychology from the past 100 years. None of it.
Not psychoanalytic knowledge, that’s from the 1930s and 40s. They are not applying the knowledge of cognitive-behavioral psychology (Skinner, Beck). That’s from the 1940s to 60s. They are not applying knowledge from…
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