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Misuse of APA Clinical Practice Guidelines by Insurance Companies

Misuse of APA Clinical Practice Guidelines by Insurance Companies

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. These misguided decisions ultimately harms the consumers of psychotherapy by misleading them and restricting their choices.

Treat Misleading Claims Of Evidence-Based Psychotherapy As False Advertising - A Letter to Licensing Boards

Treat Misleading Claims Of Evidence-Based Psychotherapy As False Advertising - A Letter to Licensing Boards

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.