Radio Times: APA on sexual orientation, apology in medicine

    We discuss the American Psychological Association’s recent resolution stating mental health professionals should avoid telling gay clients they can change their sexual orientation through therapy or other treatments, and later a conversation about the role of apology in medicine.

    Hour 1
    The American Psychological Association recently adopted a resolution stating mental health professionals should avoid telling gay clients they can change their sexual orientation through therapy or other treatments. Our guests include Dr. Judith Glassgold, clinical psychologist and a member of the faculty at Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology, Rutgers, New Brunswick and Dr. Warren Throckmorton, Associate Professor of Psychology at Grove City College.

    Hour 2
    This hour, a conversation about the role of apology in medicine with Richard Boothman, chief risk officer for the University of Michigan Health System and Thomas Gallagher, a physician and an associate professor of medicine at the University of Washington Medical Center.

    Listen live at 11am, Tuesday August 18th, 2009

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