Happy mother’s day

The mother-child relationship is paradoxical and, in a sense, tragic. It requires the most intense love on the mother's side, yet this very love must help the child grow away from the mother, and to become fully independent. ~ Erich Fromm
Thanks to all the mothers who dance this dance of love so that children may grow up, leave the nest and find themselves. It is no easy thing. The longer I am alive the more deeply grateful I am to my mother. (video included too)

The divide between client/patient/consumer and professionals (with list of links)

About having been both a mental health professional and a psych patient A list of links that look at the divide between client/patient/consumer and professionals follows the below commentary. I went ahead and used the term patient in the title as it's the most disempowering word by most people's estimation, though I'm not really sure why.... Continue Reading →

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