Journalist Danielle Egan and I document the tragic truth about Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) for depression, and about psychosurgery past and present.
Danielle is a courageous, brilliant journalist, well-armed with facts, who has personally interviewed victims of these technological abuses.
A positive, loving approach to helping children and adults in therapy, education and everyday life. Howard Glasser and his Nurtured Heart Approach are transforming thousands of lives around the world. Hear us talk about how you can bring out the best in yourself and others.
A master class in psychotherapy to help very disturbed and even violent people. Bertram Karon, PhD may be the most experienced clinician and researcher in the world concerning drug-free treatment of people labeled "schizophrenic" or rejected as incurably violent. He is also the most articulate. Bert provides very detailed real life stories and concludes with scientific research.
My guest Rebecca Hatton, PsyD is trained in the Open Dialogue family therapy approach to treating psychosis. The model program produces complete remission and return to work or school in over 80% using little or no drugs. Knowing about this is a must for anyone interested in what direction our field needs to take. Very informative
Paula Caplan, PhD, psychologist, researcher, author and courageous advocate gives profound insight into the fraud and greed that keep psychiatric diagnosis alive and well--while those diagnosed have their lives destroyed. Very powerful!
Danish physician and scientist Peter Gøtzsche and I provide an extremely hard-hitting critique of psychiatric drugs and involuntary treatment. Dr. Gøtzsche is hero! Listen and benefit, and also attend two upcoming conferences in Denmark and England.
Robert Whitaker, one of the best researchers ever in psychiatry and mental health, talks about why psychiatry has pursued its current state of moral dilapidation. Then we go on together to discuss the deep social harm caused by what Bob calls psychiatry's "impoverished philosophy of being." I hope you will listen and be inspired by this interesting conversation.
My guest Gregory A. Smith, MD talks about his new film, American Addict II, examines the corruption of American society by drug dealers (legal and illegal), and describes his informed therapeutic approach to withdrawal from psychiatric drugs and opiates. Full of good facts and inspiring.
Gina and Bob Nikkel keep us abreast of cutting edge, pioneering work sponsored by the Foundation for Excellence in Mental Health Care, including the Voice Hearers movement, non-drug company medical education, and long-term follow studies of people labeled schizophrenic. There is hope–and its represented by these two great people and their growing organization. Download this episode (right click and