Ethical dilemmas

John Raven expresses concern over the widening gap between the routinised application of ethical codes and the true seriousness of the ethical dilemmas faced by our profession.
At a recent Society meeting on the future of occupational psychology concern was expressed about a seemingly widening gap between the routinised application of ethical codes and the true seriousness of the ethical dilemmas faced by our profession. This view is also perhaps discernible behind some otherwise ‘intrusive’ comments made by Lindsay and Clarkson (1999) when reporting the results of a study of the ethical dilemmas faced by psychotherapists (see below). My aim here is to articulate this concern.

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