... and it bears roughly the relation to counseling psychology that chiropractic bears to medicine: it's a pseudo-scientific rival, and basically a scam.
Ouch, Student of Trinity. You really lost me with that statement.
Although I'm a ready, happy consumer of medical care, there are some ailments (musculoskeletal discomforts) I've found chiropractic resolves much more readily and completely for me.
I also use and benefit from massage therapy.
I've also used physical rehabilitation therapists.
I will stipulate that some chiropractic practitioners are much better than others. But I've found the same is true of medical doctors, dentists, physical rehab therapists, psychologists and masseuses.
Have you experienced chiropractic care? If so, what was your own experience with it?