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Regarding Some Misconceptions Regarding the DSM-5

Introduction

As a professional counselor in training, I have heard and seen some disconcerting assumptions asserted about the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (5th Edition). 654 more words

Counseling

Jordan Peterson: Professional Bore

Jordan Peterson is a bore.  He appeals to the basest instincts of masculinity, believing that men are under attack in this world.  He also believes, fundamentally, that order is a masculine trait and chaos is a feminine one.  1,397 more words

Ideas

Jordan Peterson: It’s ideology vs. science in psychology’s war on boys and men

The American Psychological Association (APA) recently released its Guidelines for Psychological Practice with Boys and Men. It manages to be simultaneously predictable, reprehensible, infuriating and disheartening — no mean feat for a single document. 2,616 more words

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The Measure of a Man

When the American Psychological Association published its “Guidelines for the Psychological Practice with Boys and Men,” a maelstrom ensued.  Some decried the guidelines as… 793 more words

Christianity

AN IMPORTANT DIGRESSION RE CONVERSION THERAPY

I think the following quote from the Minnesota Psychological Association speaks for itself. As for me, I wonder when the rampant bias of all kinds will ever stop so I can go back to sleep at 3:00 a.m. 123 more words