Skip to comments.Gay Psychologist Urges Associates To Use Psychology As A Liberationist Tactic
Posted on 12/22/2004 7:43:20 AM PST by Laissez-faire capitalist
The fall, 2004 issue of the APA's Division 44 newsletter, includes an essay by Judith M. Glassgold, Psy.D. urging her colleagues to think of psychology as a liberationist tactic to fight against social oppression and for social justice.
Writing in "In dreams begin responsibilities': Psychology, agency and activism," Glassgold suggests that therapists must make psychology " a liberation experience, to be among those who offer solutions to problems of social justice."
She urges gay psychologists to adopt the philospohy of Liberation Psychology (Martin-Baro, 1994), which is rooted in ideologies from Latin and South American countries.
Psychologists must reject seeing individual personal problems and be willing to see these problems as the consequences of social injustice, says Glassgold. Psychotherapists must revise deterministic theories of social issues and "incorporate contextualist models that better explain concepts such as social power, freedom, agency , and resistance."
Gay psychologists must view the world as an oppressive place, and they must resist efforts of outside forces to label them. The goal should be to "create new meanings" and "social definitions" in order to liberate others from social structures that define what is normal or abnormal.
Glassgold believes that any system that says one sexual identity is normal and others are not, is oppressive and must be resisted. "Systems that attempot to define what is 'normal' are systems that attempt to limit human potential. ...our theories must be embraced tentatively, as metaphors, not reified as truth or normalcy."
"We must focus on making psychology and psychotherapy more than just a Band-aid for broader social problems, but as an intrinsic part of social justice and personal liberation."
Judith M. Glassgold, Psy.D., "In dreams begin responsibilities: Psychology, agency and activism," Division 44 Newsletter, Fall, 2004, pgs. 5-8
Oh this is swell. It's going to screw up already screwed up people even more.
It's called brainwashing.
I found it physically impossible to get my head that far up may A$$
It's a little difficult to see how social justice issues tie into my little OCD problem.
I guess I could liberate my inner clean freak and do free day work for oppressed GBTLs.
In other words, brainwashing...
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"It's called brainwashing."
That is exactly what it is.
These gay 'enlightened' LIBERALS have WAY too much time on their hands. They truly need to GET A LIFE!!!
Looks like the truth has finally gotten out to at least some degree, that psychiatry has never proved homosexuality to be 'normal' behavior.
The infiltration of the 'professional' medical and scientific associations by homosexual activists was ( and continues to be ) part of a well planned and well financed campaign to redefine homosexuality as normal. They started by infiltrating the American Psychiatric Association, with the goal removing homosexuality from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM).
Make no mistake, the homosexual activists knew exactly what they were doing in the days leading up to the removal of homosexuality from the DSM. Once they had control of the American Psychiatric Association, all the other 'professional' organizations ( such as the American Psychological Association, the American Academy of Pediatrics, the National Mental Health Association, etc.) fell in line and now accept, and march to, the APA's pro-homosexual party line. Click here (then scroll down the page to "The American Academy of Pediatrics") for a list of other pro-homosexual 'professional' associations that toe each others' homosexual agenda lines.
Forcing the removal of homosexuality from the DSM was the homosexual community's greatest achievement. It permitted them to claim that "homosexuality is normal" and set the stage to present this "normalcy" to the general public via a well planned media campaign ( outlined in 'The Overhauling of Straight America' ), and to kids in the public schools via Kevin Jennings' GLSEN. Kids as young as kindergarten age are now being indoctrinated with "homosexuality is normal" propaganda.
It wasn't science, but rather pro-homosexual activism that was, and continues to be, the primary force behind policy changes and the politically correct statments made by the APA and the majority of the other "professional" medical and scientific organizations.
For documentation of homosexual activism in both the APA's and the AAP, see the following replies in scripter's "Homosexual Agenda: Categorical Index of Links (Revision 1.1)" thread:
American Academy of Pediatrics: 284
I know there are good, rational, professional psychologists out there but every one I have met who is a psychologist or was studying to be one, seemed to need the most tratment.
I have a friend who has a Masters in psychology from LSU. I think his last job was as a locksmith and before that a computer tech. At 38, the poor guy is so messed up. It didn't help that he bought deep into the liberal indoctrination hook, line and sinker.
I have been a Ph.D. psychologists for more than 15 years, and have seen all sorts of left-wing nonsense from others in the field. This Psy.D. character(a non-research based degree)is sadly typical.
It diminishes the respectability of our field when psychologists promote blatantly political agendas that lack empirical support. Technically, one could say that such behavior is unethical, but that will never fly with the APA.
There trying to get you anyway they can..............
Two psychologists meet on the street...
Psycologist#1: Hey, how'm I doing?
Psycologist#2: You're fine, how'm I?
Isn't that an oxy moron?
I don't think it's an oxymoron, but it is on the official list from the Department of Redundancy Department.