Written by Dr. Margaret Singer
and Janja Lalich,
this book is a startling expose of the alternative philosophies and practices that can be
found in todays ever-growing psychotherapeutic marketplace.
The book describes actual case histories of people who
participated in a variety of controversial therapies. The authors outline methods and
guidelines for distinguishing a legitimate therapeutic approach from one that is
irrational, possibly harmful, and sometimes unethical.