John Manring, MD


No, Psychiatry Has Not Lost Its “Mind”: Here, Psychotherapy Training Thrives

June 03, 2010

After reading Dr Daniel Carlat’s heartfelt piece in the April 19, 2010, New York Times Magazine (“Mind Over Meds”), I was struck by several things. The first was Dr Carlat’s eloquence regarding the dilemmas of psychiatric practice. Second was how his experience may represent a generation of psychiatrists who were trained during an era of drug discovery wrapped in the exciting promise of “Biological Psychiatry.”