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The Validity of the DSM: An overview

 In the Conclusion of his excellent article Dr. Terry Lynch asserts:

The experiences and behaviours diagnosed as various “mental disorders” are real and valid. The interpretation of these as primarily biological entities within the DSM framework is not valid … Rather than embrace the DSM, I encourage the counselling professions to press for trauma informed responses …

Click to read the full article, published in the Summer 2018 issue of The Irish Journal of Counselling and Psychotherapy.


AMHA-OR Offers New visibility for pre-licensed clinicians

With a recent policy change, AMHA-Oregon now offers Associate Memberships including website visibility and other membership benefits to any pre-licensed Oregon mental health professional who has supervision arrangements in place.  If you are a supervisor of a clinician moving toward private practice, please direct your supervisee to the AMHA-Oregon Associate Membership application.  Which is found at the AMHA-OR.org membership information page.