Psychotherapy: Lies Cost Lives
When the media repeatedly portrays such tepid ambivalence about psychotherapy, millions of suffering individuals get a vague and misleading impression of this treatment.
The Unheralded Revolution in Psychotherapy Research
Why does the media continue to persecute psychotherapy?
The Neurodiversity Movement: Confusing Illness with Stigma?
Where might proponents of neurodiversity and psychiatrists agree?
What the Public Does Not Know About Involuntary Hospitalization
An expert discusses the reality of and the true role of psychiatrists in involuntary hospitalization.
The Traumas of Involuntary Treatment
Involuntary treatment is a trauma.
Involuntary Treatment of Mental Illness: Here We Go Again
The perilous politics of involuntary treatment…
Psychiatric Illness and Its Prejudiced Critics
Mental illness is medically real.
Mental Health’s Most Toxic Myth
What if the psychiatrist’s public face changed from that of a distant prescriber to one of a fellow warrior in the trenches?
Are Psychiatrists Pill Pushers?
Let’s stop fighting amongst ourselves as a mental health movement and focus on biological as well as psychosocial treatment.
Psychiatry and Psychotherapy: The Great Divorce That Never Happened
A frequent criticism of psychiatry: psychiatrists do not learn, practice, or value psychotherapy. Is it true?
Is There a Cure for Ignorance? The Shocking Truth About Psychiatric Treatment
The truth: Psychiatric treatment works.
Psychotherapy: A Core Psychiatric Treatment
How important is psychotherapy today?
The History of Psychiatry—A History of Failure?
How does a recent critique of the history of psychiatry get it wrong?
The DSM: Diagnostic Manual or Diabolical Manipulation?
"Nobody likes the DSM..."
Just Because We Do Not Know Everything Does Not Mean We Do Not Know Anything
In this new series, explore how to approach the criticisms of psychiatry.
It’s Time for Us to Realize We Are All on the Same Side
According to 1 doctor, we all need to communicate the legitimacy of psychiatry as a medical specialty.
It’s Time for Us to Stop Waffling About Psychiatry
Commonplace criticisms generate an image of psychiatry that is both wildly distorted and profoundly destructive.
Psychiatrists: The Luckiest People on Earth?
In a spirit of gratitude, here are eight of the many extraordinary advantages of being a psychiatrist.
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