Debate – The APA and PTMF guidelines on male psychology should be rejected
March 15 @ 6:30 am - 8:00 pm
Recently the APA issued guidelines suggesting, amongst other things, that masculinity is just a social construct (Guideline 1) and that men are the privileged sex (Guideline 3). Similar ideas about men are being promoted in the UK as the Power Threat Meaning Framework (PTMF) (see pages 124-8 of the long version for details).
Some people believe that ideas such as these should not be part of therapy with male clients.
Join us on 15th March when two panels will debate the motion that ‘Psychology with men should take a male-friendly approach’.
The panel in favour of the motion will be Dr John Barry and consultant clinical psychologist Martin Seager, co-founders of the British Psychological Society’s Male Psychology Section. Members of the panel against the motion will be announced in due course.
Tickets are free, and will be available on Eventbrite soon.