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Cath Livingstone suggests that McCartney 'misunderstands the purpose of...resilience training' and that she (Livingstone) 'is 'disturbed by this misunderstanding'.
Perhaps she doesn't intend to patronize McCartney, but Livingstone's letter implies particular knowledge in the area of resilience and resilience training by virtue of her own military background and Trust experience. She might have explained a little more about the origin of the program: the US Army's 'Comprehensive Soldier Fitness' (CSF) program, including the 'emotional resilience' component pioneered and widely applied within the last decade. She would perhaps concur that its use remains controversial, far from proven and hotly debated within psychology and military circles.
Livingstone might ponder why we find ourselves in the situation where some within the profession are giving consideration to applying an unproven methodology designed to deal with combat stress in Iraq and Afghanistan, to doctors working in the UK. I for one do not see the immediate connection.