But "Therapy Today" ???
Take a look at this most despicable article they published as a front page feature this month.
I hope you will agree with the sentiments expressed in my letter to its editor which appears below.
But agreeing is not good enough.
I'm calling on all Jewish and pro-Israel members of the British Association for Counselling & Psycotherapy [BACP] to consider whether they wish to remain members of an organisation that publishes this kind of drivel, and then reinstates the article without apology or independent verification of the facts. Perhaps to also cancel their membership and subscription.
I'm calling on everyone on this blog list - especially those in the therapy and counselling profession - to send their own message to the editor:
My own letter appears below:
To Sarah Brown
Editor, Therapy Today
My sister Susan has been a member of the BACP for more than 15 years. She was outraged by the front page article you published under the title: ‘
As children of Holocaust survivors, my sister and I are very sensitive to articles and statements which demonise the Jewish state, especially when comparisons are drawn to the Nazi extermination of half of our people in
Therefore, as someone who has read hundreds of articles and blogs on the
The purpose of this note to you is not to argue
This clearly has no place in “Therapy Today”. Neither does the thinnest smattering of technical jargon like PTSD etc. justify its being there. Yours is the house journal of a professional association whose first principles are Ethics and Good Practice. What a travesty this is!
When I visited your site today, there was a notice saying that – due to complaints – the article had been temporarily removed from your website to enable you ‘to reflect and consult more wisely’. But the article has now been restored, along with a hastily prepared editorial which sadly offers no apology for betraying BACP principles and the trust and loyalty of your subscribers.
If you are genuinely interested in a child-therapy dimension of the
That agenda and the turmoil it causes will never cease as long as Arab children are so radically indoctrinated in Islamic schools and madrassas and brainwashed into a culture of pure evil and hatred.
Now there’s a mental health dimension you could really chew on.