WHAT ARE THE PSYCHOTHERAPY AND THE COMMUNITY? [PART 1]

ACCREDITED SENIOR PSYCHOTHERAPIST / COUNSELLOR -Dr.Fawzy Masaoud-LONDON, ENGLAND

Both the physician and the patient find
their place in the community, the life interests of which are superior to the
interests of the individual. It is an unavoidable question how far from the
higher point of view of the social mind the psychotherapeutic efforts should be
encouraged or suppressed. Are there any conditions which suggest suspicion of
or direct opposition to such curative work?

Of course, society has to be sure that no possible misuse and damage are to result from such practice. Fears in that direction have been uttered repeatedly, but from very different standpoints. One which is perhaps most often heard in popular circles results from an entire misunderstanding and deserves hardly any discussion after our detailed study of the processes involved. It is claimed that suggestive power, especially in the form of hypnotization, may be secretly misused to make anyone without his knowledge and against his…

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