Orly Wahba so inspires me, I hardly say a word. Do not miss this! With amazing energy and creativity, joy and pathos, she goes to the heart of both bringing people together and living a good life.
An important hour. Australian psychiatrist John Jureidini describes how primary care doctors and others can really help children who are in distress, on training people to help others in emotional difficulty, on being a minimalist when trying to help, and the limits of psychiatric drugs.
Australian psychiatrist Niall (Jock) McLaren is an extremely courageous, honest and dedicated professional who makes a powerful philosophical critique of modern psychiatry. He also talks about his recent successful effort to stop a case of involuntary shock treatment (ECT).
What does madness in ancient Greek drama tell us about madness today? An extremely enlightening discussion with Michael Fontaine, Professor of Classics, with insights into how we can best think about hallucinations and delusions.
Sex and love, how to enjoy it, with Tim Evans and Geri Carter. Also, briefly about our upcoming March 3-5 conference together near Tampa, Florida. A very good discussion about how to improve or reclaim a loving relationship.
Who are we? What is a human? Be enthralled as Matthew Whoolery and I focus on his adventures among the African Himba. See what earlier human lifestyles can tell us about who we really without the confounding influence of modern “civilization.”
The great new film is Letters from Generation Rx. The heroic maker and my guest is Kevin Miller. Along with other psychiatric reformers, we are also getting together at a marvelous conference for the public March 3-5, 2016 in Florida. Learn about Kevin, his stunning film, and the conference in this stellar hour.
Meet Joanne Cacciatore for a beautiful hour. As I have been, you will be a better person for it. From grief to love, we share thoughts with you on what really matters. This archive is a treasure chest.
My guest Ted Chabasinski, lawyer and psychiatric reformer, and I start out talking about the FDA’s recent decision that ECT is so safe that shock treatment never has to be tested. Really! We then share heart-felt thoughts about life and politics.
Do we need “drug control” rather than “gun control?” Should people on psych drugs be prevented from owning guns? My guest Bart Billings, PhD, who Is a warrior on behalf of warriors, raises these and other thought-provoking questions.