The Urgent Necessity for More Non-Drug Alternatives in Mental Health Care

From MindFreedom comes this news release: Key national mental health consumer/psychiatric survivor leaders at a national USA federal meeting on mental health consumer and psychiatric survivor inclusion issued a statement of "alarm" about the "undue influence of the psychiatric pharmaceutical industry," and the “urgent necessity for more non-drug alternatives in mental health care.” Speaking for... Continue Reading →

You Can’t Heal What You Don’t Feel

By Nicole S. Urdang, M.S., NCC, DHM, Holistic Psychotherapist. Printed with the permission of the author who retains copyright. Can you imagine a life without one of your five senses? Maybe, but it certainly isn’t something you would joyfully embrace. Even if having all five senses means you sometimes see, smell, hear, touch, or taste... Continue Reading →

The mindful brain, revision and reform of the DSM, and food coloring really is bad for you: Thursday news and blogs

Rick Heller - The Mindful Brain -- Daniel Siegel is a psychiatrist and author. His 2007 book, The Mindful Brain, is a scientific take on the practice of mindfulness, which is often defined as "non-judgmental attention to the present moment." Siegel's newest book is The Mindful Therapist, a text aimed at clinicians. Siegel is himself... Continue Reading →

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