The Public Interest

Religion’s challenge to psychology

Lewis M. Andrews

Summer 1995

AMERICA’S therapy industry—by which I mean not only the licensed counselors in all mental-health specialties but also the psychiatric hospitals where many work and the graduate schools that train them—is currently in the throes of what is undoubtedly its single greatest economic upheaval since the beginnings of professional psychology just over 100 years ago.

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