Author: Gwenyth Fraser

The Controversy Surrounding Animals & Trauma Treatment

The use of animals in therapeutic approaches for patients who have suffered a trauma is becoming increasingly common: we can all attest, anecdotally, to the increased popularity of this approach and the frequency with which we see animals employed in a helping role in our daily lives. However, despite the recent rise in popularity, this […]

First, Do No Harm: False Positives in Forensic Psychology

One of the founding principles of any caring profession is to “do no harm.” Physically, we note the importance of a patient’s right to least restrictive treatment; mentally, we safeguard for adverse effects of whichever treatment option we choose to pursue; ethically, we hold the notion of doing no harm in high regard, alongside confidentiality […]