2020 APA Convention
August 6-8, 2020​
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The Pop Psychology Pulp Industry

I will be discussing modern pop psychology’s infection of science. As a preamble, I refer to an April 27, 2009 expose on youtube, which was conducted at the University of Richmond (Virginia), featuring psychology professors Scott T. Allison, Ph.D. and Timothy L. Hulsey, Ph.D. Concerning psychotherapy and the application of psychology, Hulsey said, “Freud…offered self-awareness…of our unconscious as the path to freedom…[which] doesn’t sit very well these days. People don't want it to be like that. You can…in…this era of Oprah induced psychobabble and Doctor Phil’s phony fixes…almost hear Freud…saying: ‘You’d like this to be easy.’ You wanna swallow a pill, to confess on television, and b

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