Previous Chapter Chapter 19: New Directions in Applied Psychology: A Roundtable
Chapter 19: New Directions in Applied Psychology: A Roundtable
For the roundtable, I invited expert psychologists to write about five hundred words in answer to the question: ‘Which new direction(s) would you like to see in your branch of applied psychology?’ I negotiated longer pieces with several of the contributors. Replies to the question are organised in three sections:
- Areas of applied psychology that have potential for careers and that are either not discussed or only touched on in earlier chapters.
- Supplements to some of the areas discussed in earlier chapters.
The roundtable and the book end on two contrasting notes, one bleak (but suggesting a way forward), the other upbeat. Colin Feltham argues that ‘psychology has not lived up to its ...