Tag: ethics in psychology

Study Finds Racial and Class Discrimination in Psychotherapy

Are psychotherapists less likely to accept patients that are working class or black? According to a new study from the American Sociological Association, the answer is yes. The study, published in this month’s issue of the Journal of Health and Social Behavior, found that therapists in New York City were less likely to offer appointments to patients who were black or lower working-class.

“Is Philosophy Therapy, or Simply a Search for Truth?”

For Aeon, Jules Evans and Nigel Warburton discuss the therapeutic aspects of philosophy. Evans argues that “it wouldn’t be appropriate for a therapist to...