The Los Angeles Times has recently picked up on a report released in November that examines differences in types of therapy practiced by professionals throughout the industry, noting that clashes between supporters of cognitive behavioral therapy and those who insist that more varied treatments are needed have become highly contentious. The report also suggests that many of those who practice mental health treatment services may be basing their techniques on personal experience or intuition rather than scientific evidence, a claim that several professionals have supported, and which others have angrily refuted.
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