Describe the contributions of Lightner Witmer to the field of clinical psychology

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T​‌‍‍‍‌‍‌‍‍‍‌‌‌‍‌‌‌‌‌‌​he term clinical psychology was first used in print in 1907 by Lightner Witmer, who also founded the first psychological clinical in 1896. This was a shift in focus from studying psychology to practicing psychology (applying it to people’s problems). Prior to this new focus, a movement toward better and more humane treatment of those with psychological problems was underway. In this discussion you will describe the contributions of these early pioneers that paved the way for the development of the field, or that contributed to the early beginnings of the field.
For this discussion, choose one of the early pioneers discussed in chapter 2 of the text (William Tuke, Phillipe Pinel, Eli Todd, Dorothea Dix, Lightner Witmer​‌‍‍‍‌‍‌‍‍‍‌‌‌‍‌‌‌‌‌‌​, Emil Kraepelin, Edward Thorndike, Alfred Binet, or Hermann Rorschach). Review the information about the individual you choose in the text. Then find one other scholarly source that gives additional detail about their work and contributions to the field. Based on information from both the text and your additional source, please discuss the following:
Describe the contributions of this individual to the field of clinical psychology
Discuss any conflicts, social forces, or historical trends during the time of the individual’s life and work that influenced their contributions to the field
Based on what you have learned, discuss how the work of this individual influenced the development of the field of clinical psych​‌‍‍‍‌‍‌‍‍‍‌‌‌‍‌‌‌‌‌‌​ology

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