Ethics in Psychotherapy Article
Barnett, J.E. (2008) The ethical practice of psychotherapy: easily within our reach. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 64(5), 569-575.
The main purpose of this article is… [State as accurately as possible the author’s purpose (goal, intention, desired outcome) for writing this article]
To inform psychotherapists that with all the different strategies an dilemmas they deal with that they have to always go by the APA ethics codes and the state laws an always protect your clients and yourself.
The problem to be solved is… [Identify the problem or issue the author is addressing in this article]
In everyday life we have ethical dilemma issues, but when you’re in psychotherapists shoes you have to watch how you address these issue. You have to go by the APA ethic codes and the state laws.
The point of view of the author is… [Identify the author’s position or point of view in this article; who or what group does he represent?]
Psychotherapists can adopt to several strategies in their efforts to practice ethically, these include positive or aspirational ethics, risk management, and defensive practice. (Barnett, 2007)
The information the author provides to support his position is… [How do we know there is a problem? What evidence is there that this problem exists?]
The author J.E Barnett has several different psychotherapists’ case examples such as: “Informed Consent to Psychotherapy: Protecting the Dignity and Respecting the Autonomy of Patients”; “Can You Keep a Secret? Confidentiality in Psychotherapy” and other “Psychotherapy Termination: Clinical and Ethical Responsibilities. To show you these different ethical dilemma issues.
The main conclusion[s] in this article are… [Identify the key conclusions or solutions to the problem the author provides in this article]
To provide a solid foundation for ethical practice. And how to try not to prevent these dilemmas, how to respond to these types of dilemmas