This article was published in 1937. Unfortunately the Psychology Industry failed to heed the insight and, as a result, we still have charlatans masquerading as mental health practitioners.
The future of clinical psychology.
by Woodworth, R. S.
Journal of Consulting Psychology, Vol 1(1), Jan 1937, 4-5.
The future of clinical psychology or “personal service psychology” is very promising. The field of work will be varied but unified. At present there are many charlatans and half trained practitioners*, but “as the profession grows in competence and in numbers its influence and authority will increase.”
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