Thursday, December 15, 2011

Bulletin: Gregory Carter: (Whitby, Ontario); Denies falsely calling himself "psychologist." Trial continues. Toronto Star.

STORY: "Therapist denies falsely calling self 'psychologist," by reporter Urban Affairs Reporter Carola Vyhnak published in the Toronto Star on December 13, 2011."

GIST: "Carter, 65, whose services were used in child custody cases, was not a psychologist but a psychological associate, court has heard. That designation is a notch below and doesn’t permit him to make diagnoses. He has pleaded not guilty to fraud under $5,000. Two charges have been dismissed for lack of evidence but he still faces three counts of fraud. Clients have testified they believed he was a psychologist based on his office signs and business cards, which identified him as “Dr.” But Carter, who has a Ph.D. in philosophy, testified that if anyone had ever questioned his title or qualifications, he would have set them straight"