What is a ‘law enforcement psychology’?

Canadian psychologist and law enforcement psychologist Stephen Barrett says his field has been “crowded out” by the proliferation of social media platforms, and that he believes it’s now ripe for “law enforcement psychologists” to take over the field.But he also warns that the field is not without its problems.He says some psychologists will use their […]

Why are you so afraid? A psychologist explains why she’s afraid of police

A psychologist has described how she is “uncomfortable” and “unfamiliar” with the role of law enforcement in her patients’ lives and how she feels “lonely” in the role.In a new BBC News special, Child psychologist Tampa police officer Stephanie Taylor tells the story of how she was forced to come up with a new role […]

Which psychologists are the most trusted?

It’s no secret that many of us have a vested interest in our mental health.But for many people, the stakes are high when it comes to what we’re telling the world.Psychologists, for example, are among the most sought-after professions, according to an industry survey by McKinsey & Co.and the Association of American Psychologists.In the past […]