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Psychologists financially ruined after joining failed counselling franchise - July 2019 ABC Australia

Discussion in 'Health News and Research unrelated to ME/CFS' started by Sly Saint, Jul 24, 2019.

  1. Sly Saint

    Sly Saint Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    article here:
    https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-07-23/life-resolutions-psychology-franchise-liquidation/11285548
     
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    chrisb Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    It is very sad for those affected, but it does show two things (at least)

    Psychologists are not necessarily good judges of circumstances or the nature of those with whom they deal.

    They are probably highly dependent on the revenue streams which ludicrous therapies provide.
     
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    Trish Moderator Staff Member

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    That seems like a bonkers amount of money to spend on a franchise.
     
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    Mithriel Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    How much do these things make for psychologists? And how much does this influence their stance on the biomedical research? :(
     
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    rvallee Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    The McDonaldisation of psychology. Sounds about right.

    It's boom time, after all. But it's safer to play with government money, in this industry there's almost infinite supply and no oversight.
     
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    Beware of the sharks...
     
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