How many psychotherapists does it take to change a lightbulb?
Only one, but the lightbulb has to want to change.
How many group therapists does it take to change a lightbulb?
None. Group therapy doesn’t change anything.
How many psychiatrists does it take to change a light bulb?
One, provided the lightbulb is fully compliant with all components of treatment. Otherwise, it’s the lightbulb’s fault that it doesn’t get changed.
How many clinical psychologists does it take to change a lightbulb?
Well, they’ll be able to change it quickly and efficiently, once they’ve figured out the correct DSM-V diagnosis. Until then, how do we know it needs changing?
(The DSM is the diagnostic ‘bible’ of the American Psychiatric Association)
How many depressed psych patients does it take to change a lightbulb?
These are my favourites from a longer list of psychiatric lightbulb jokes posted by Dysthymia Bree. This is a link to her blog.