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How does one practise critical clinical psychology?

This is a question I posed to my critical psychology professor a few years ago, hoping to find a simple answer. Three years later I stand corrected. Critical psychology does not criticise and no it doesnt offer a blanket solution to all the problems of the world (it creates a few of its own though). So now that this has been cleared lets proceed to what I think of the question a nd its possible answer. Critical psychology is often engaged in activism of the unheard kind, it asks pa tients what they expect of the system, it gets them involved and thinks of them as being capable of being an expert on their condition. It attacks most things c onventional in psychology and does not provide a simple solution or a one soluti on to every problem, sometimes it the solution is up to you if you want one that is. The goal isnt to provide a quick answer that can be applied everywhere as co nventional psychology does, it keeps looking for answers and basks in its own di ssent. Perhaps I was so used to a solution or to see clinical psychology being practise d (in the most conventional sense of the term) that I didnt see what lies at the heart of curing people. that critical psychology is engaed in activism maybe enoug h for a few people is sometimes impossible to imagine. Why would activism be eno ugh? Is there anything else to it then a few nosiy protestors? These are some of the questions I had. However a protest is neeed not be a means to an end it may be the end or if I may use the term therapeutic. The assumption of treating, counselling has been with us for so long that I am afraid that it takes a huge leap to think beyond the language of therapy. Perhap s some people dont need or want therapy and protesting about it makes perfect sen se to them. Perhaps its is not for me to decide what to replace conventional the rapy with. That would be a real shame- replacing an oppressive syatem with a new improved version of itself. The answer if one can call it that is not to fall into the old ways of complacen cy and rhetoric but to invent and reinvent and dissent. Disclaimer: This article only represents my view of things and isnt everyones view of how the ideas of critical psychology can be put into clinical practice or he lp change what exists.