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Audio now available — “Radical, Transformative Healing of Body/Mind/Spirit”

UPDATED “Radical, Transformative Healing of Body/Mind/Spirit” with Monica Cassani on WPVM-FM  LISTEN HERE (scroll down) This is happening tonight 7pm EST live…if you’re in Asheville you can listen on the radio…otherwise you can listen via the website…if you don’t catch it tonight it will replay once and also be available on the website archives at some […]

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Walmart, detox, and finding the perfect healer

I am sharing some musings and responses to emails again. I collect bits and pieces I’m writing elsewhere and sharing here from time to time since people seem to enjoy that and have asked that I continue doing it. As before I’ve included links to old posts for more on similar topics below each little blurb. Here – from the last week:

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Allow. We need only to allow.

The one, perhaps most foundational, thing I did was practice feeling what I was feeling. Since that was overwhelming and insane amounts of pain that meant 30 seconds at a time at first and slowly slowly practicing BEING WITH WHAT IS…what is was a ton of pain and agony…what is was a ton of fear keeping me from feeling the agony. The practice was to ALLOW. We need only to allow. This is it. This is reality. Allow it.

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The science of psychiatric medication discontinuation and reduction

By Laysha Ostrow This week Live & Learn launched a research study on the experience of people labeled with mental disorders who have tried to stop taking psychiatric medications. This project — the Psychiatric Medication Discontinuation/Reduction (PMDR) Study — aims to understand the process of coming off psychiatric medications in order to better support those who […]

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Join Groundbreaking Research on Psychiatric Medications

  Psychiatric medications such as antipsychotics and antidepressants account for a huge number of published research studies. This existing research, however, is almost exclusively constrained within a medical model approach, purporting to evaluate medications as treatment for biological brain disorders, and designing studies accordingly. The disease, and how medications presumably affect it, is at the […]