The approach of the psychiatrist/anti-psychiatrist R.D. Laing predated Provocative Therapy but is similar to it in many ways.
It's unfair to label all CAM practitioners as unscrupulous crooks. Whole Person Medicine includes orthodox medicine and oncology. Doctors and CAM practitioners should talk more often.
Outcome studies are no more than a collation of the voices of patients - the very people whose welfare this debate has apparently been all about. Patients care about getting better; how they got better is of secondary importance.
Homeopathy is no more controversial today than it was in 1948 when it was invited to be part of the NHS at its inauguration. Homeopathy is a structured process involving a very detailed consultation at the end of which a medicine is prescribed which suits the patient and his or her illness in totality.
Time Magazine has on the cover of it's current edition, an article highly critical of the money-led business of medicine in America. We in the UK should be hugely relieved we have universal health care.