Topic: Skeptical Clinical Psychology: An Update: Voodoo Therapies and Purple Hat Therapies
Speaker: Gary Bakker (http://www.meetup.com/Launceston-Skeptics/members/34043272/)
Gary Bakker (http://www.meetup.com/Launceston-Skeptics/members/34043272/) is a clinical psychologist in private practice and a Clinical Lecturer with the University of Tasmania. He has been obsessed with evidence-based assessment and psychotherapy for 38 years. He has been skeptical in print and on the dais about psychotherapy fads, the psychology of God, psychoanalysis, psychics, psychokinesis,..... He is a psychoskeptic. (Not a psycho skeptic.)
Gary's books, journal and magazine articles, workshops, and presentations have ranged from hardcore clinical psychological to mainstream skeptical and all points between. His most recent is 'God: A psychological assessment'.
Jin-oh Choi (http://meetup.launcestonskeptics.com/members/7341789/), President
Launceston Skeptics Inc.
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