One critical component of the American counterculture movement of the 60s and 70s was a wave of activism occurring within various professional spheres. Central to this effort were the development of radical approaches to education, healthcare, and psychotherapy. The Alternative Professional Press created a number of papers aimed at helping various professionals within these fields to radicalize their practice. This often involved breaking down the imagined divisions between schooling, therapy, or healthcare and social or political change. In so doing, these papers opened up new spaces for activism within the professional sphere.
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