This is just a little snippet. What Whitaker shares here is haunting. Somehow hearing what I've known for a long time disturbs me even more now. Anatomy of an Epidemic: Magic Bullets, Psychiatric Drugs, and the Astonishing Rise of Mental Illness in America
Darkness deserves gratitude. It is the alleluia point at which we learn to understand that all growth does not take place in the sunlight. ~ Joan Chittister gratefulness.org
Will Hall – Audio of “Trauma Healing and Process Work Workshop-In-Progress”
---I recently returned from leading a 3-day training for 35 peer mental health workers in Alaska on healing emotional trauma. The training drew on my studies in somatic psychotherapy, process oriented psychology, meditation, and dance, as well as my own healing experience. My workshop was experimental and wove together basic ideas from trauma theory and... Continue Reading →
Friday media madness
Just a couple of links to start, check back in the morning I may add some: Diagnosing the ‘DSM-5’ -- New York Magazine -- As Frances pointed out in a recent Los Angeles Times editorial, such taxonomic adjustments only seem to further shrink “the ever-shrinking domain of the normal.” Take another DSM-5 proposed addition: Temper... Continue Reading →
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