So, I’m sitting in a cafe, having a latte and leafing through an issue of Wired. Getting to page 036 made the people around me give me funny looks. Thats how hard I was nodding and making little noises of agreement. Clive Thompson just nailed the thing about stock photos that has irritated me all these years using picture cards in therapy!
According to Clive, most of the stock photos represent a cliche, the imaginary is hackneyed and in fact these photos do not represent the real life as we (and our patients) know and experience it. This is one of the reasons we do not use any stock photos in Sanapsis and always encourage our patients to take pictures from their everyday environment and use those pictures in therapy. Please read what Clive had to say in a broader context and let us know what you think. Have a great day!