Psychology has been shaping its work with the aim of approaching the physical sciences, aspiring to gather empirical generalizations, to restructure them in more general laws and to weld these scattered laws forming coherent theories, you will find more of the subject in the following article:
However, as shown by Yela (1996), psychology is “divided into a multiplicity of areas and disjointed approaches”, with an excessive variety of schools with different ways of conceiving aspects as “the object of their science, phenomena that serve, and how to intervene in the study and solution of practical problems”.
In this sense, Neubern (2006, 2009) contains a number of considerations relating to the relationships between hypnosis and clinical psychology, of which they highlight the following, interesting:
The attempt to unify science and clinic has been a major problem for the clinical psychology, since to be divided into several schools, which also tend to be opposing each other, it is not possible to attempt access to reality from a single, something necessary point of view to the dominant paradigm of science.
Although clinical psychology and psychologists have gained scientific recognition, however never has been able to achieve the scientific reliability of the hard sciences.