are reality TV shows’ psychologists “people’s protectors or sleazy shrinks”?

are reality TV shows’ psychologists “people’s protectors or sleazy shrinks”?
WebMD reports on a presentation entitled “Reality TV–Psychologists in Prime Time” at a recent meeting of the American Psychological Association. Among the revelations: “Each point [of the code of ethics] poses a problem for psychologists involved in reality TV.”

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Andy Dehnart is a journalist who has covered reality television for more than 15 years and created reality blurred in 2000. A member of the Television Critics Association, his writing and criticism about television, culture, and media has appeared on NPR and in Playboy, Buzzfeed, and many other publications. Andy, 36, also directs the journalism program at Stetson University in Florida, where he teaches creative nonfiction and journalism. He has an M.F.A. in nonfiction writing and literature from Bennington College. More about reality blurred and Andy.