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  • Pieter W. Nel
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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7-11
Number of pages5
JournalClinical Psychology Forum
Publication statusPublished - 1 Feb 2009


In this paper I outline four concerns about the way in which the clinical psychology profession seems to be responding to the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies agenda: adapting the medical model in clinical psychology, suggesting that one psychotherapeutic model works for all, a narrow focus on helping one part of the population and agreeing that clinical psychologists can cure people (quickly).

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