The chapters of this volume examine the psychotherapeutic agencies. After studying the foundation of psychotherapy, we shall carefully examine the practical work, its methods and its results, its possibilities and its limitations. We shall inquire finally into the place which it has to take, looking back upon its history, criticizing the present status and outlining the development which has to set in for the future, if a haphazard zigzag movement is not to destroy this great agency for human welfare by transforming it into a source of superstition and bodily danger. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2004 APA, all rights reserved).
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