Probably to its dismay, but possibly deserved in relational terms, The American Psychological Association is on the couch in a HuffPost(ing) by Bryant Welch, its first Executive Director of Professional Practice. He’s taking the APA to task for becoming a “handmaiden” to torture at Guantanamo and other “black sites.”
There’s a lot to consider, and it always needs to be considered in terms of goals and objectives, when an organization heads down new paths. That holds for psychologists as much as any other professionals. Good counsel at such times is golden.