Letter to the American Psychological Association highlighting how their Clinical Practice Guidelines are being misused by insurance companies such as Lyra Health to explicitly exclude relationship-oriented therapists from their panels and ultimately harms the consumers of psychotherapy with false “evidence-based” claims that are misleading and restricts their choices.
A request to the California Board of Behavioral Sciences to treat misleading claims of “evidence-based psychotherapy” as false advertising. This letter may be used as a sample to draft your own letter to your state’s licensing board. This endeavor is supported by Psychotherapy Action Network ( PsiAN.org) - Please consider joining the organization. Membership is free, and open to clinicians from all theoretical orientations who value therapy that is person-centered, relationship-oriented and of depth.