Tag Archives: Psychiatry

Jon Keyes: Traditional Healing & Psychosis Click on the title to follow the link to Mad in America, and therapist Jon Keyes at Hearthside Healing. We had a look around at Hearthside after yesterday’s post:- https://palacegatecounsellingservice.wordpress.com/2014/04/19/jonathan-keyes-invisible-pain-recovery-from-psychiatric-drugs/ We came up with … Continue reading

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Click on the title for the link to this 2005 article in The Guardian. Clancy Sigal on R.D. Laing Extraordinarily interesting 2005 account from Clancy Sigal of his evolving relationship with R.D. Laing. Might sit uncomfortably with those who prefer … Continue reading

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Justina Pelletier: Update Here’s an update on more recent events, and here is our original post from last year:- https://palacegatecounsellingservice.wordpress.com/2013/12/28/justina-pelletier-case-shows-that-psychiatric-power-is-out-of-control-ted-chabasinski/ The new article includes a moving/relevant last line in her father’s words:- “The system has failed,” Lou said. “I am … Continue reading

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ADHD, Eisenberg, fact and fiction This is an interesting bit of debate, and thanks to Richard Bargdill and Facebook’s Students of Humanistic Psychology for drawing it to our attention. I am most certainly of the view that ADHD is overwhelmingly … Continue reading

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10 Myths about depression & psychopharmacology Vital reading from a psychiatrist, Dr David Healy, for anyone:- taking psychiatric drugs; thinking about taking them; prescribing them; or working with people who are taking them or thinking about taking them. From David’s … Continue reading

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Justina Pelletier Case Shows That Psychiatric Power is Out of Control: Ted Chabasinski Disturbing article by Ted Chabasinski, with links to wider coverage of the subject matter. This is one more of many examples I have seen recently that disturb … Continue reading

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Living in One of R. D. Laing’s Post Kingsley Hall Households: Michael Guy Thompson Deeply interesting article by Michael Guy Thompson, from his own experiences. Many of us here have an interest in Laing’s work, which has huge resonance with … Continue reading

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The “Mental Illness” Paradigm: Itself an “Illness” that is Out of Control Interesting article by Paris Williams.

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