Kathryn Stumpf – Closed for Business

November 24, 2014 Editor 0

Depression, for me, is like a vacancy. An absence of thought and emotion, of concern, ambition and desire. There’s a ‘Closed’ sign dangling in front of my eyes and no saying how long I’ll be […]

The History and Tyranny of the DSM

August 3, 2014 Ben Peck 0

In 1971, gay activist Frank Kameny stormed the American Psychiatric Association’s annual conference, held that year in a Washington ballroom. Pushing his way past shocked elderly psychiatrists, he seized the microphone and shouted: “Psychiatry is […] […]

Family Mirror

August 3, 2014 Suzanne Montalalou 0

After my husband passed away twelve years ago, I knew I needed help. I was left alone to raise two children who were five and seven years old. I began counseling to help me work […] […]

Intuitive Flow Through Artwork

August 3, 2014 Giora Carmi 0

In 2002, I went back to school for Art Therapy at NYU. I immediately saw that basing art therapy on psychoanalysis, which is the common practice, was a mistake. Psychoanalysis is basically a thinking system. […] […]

Misdiagnosed

January 28, 2014 Adam A. Neal 0

“Fucking, fucking, fucking, fucking.” With each swear, the scissor blade hit my arms, but the pain never surfaced. I was already in too much pain for it to matter. “Fucking, fucking, fucking, fucking.” I cursed […] […]

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