My new article is about the revolutionary work of John Weir Perry, the leading Jungian in the area of compassionate treatment of extreme states. I completed the follow-up research on his Diabasis House. It was a medication-free program for young adults going through extreme states/psychosis. We were close friends and colleagues for many years, until John’s death in 1998.
Category Archives: Psychosis
Mad in America: Reflections on 25,000 Hours of Being With People in Extreme States
Here’s my brief new essay on 40 years of compassionately being with people in extreme states and other forms of emotional and spiritual suffering, without viewing or relating to them based on the pathologizing psychiatric disease model.
Mad in America: The Orwellian New Digital Abilify Will Subjugate Vulnerable People Across the US
Hi All. Here’s my new article on the “anti-psychotic” drug Abilify, that can now automatically send signals to your doctor, family members and the courts, to show them when you comply and swallow the pill.
SPIRITUAL EMERGENCE AND OTHER EXTRAORDINARY EXPERIENCES/PHENOMENA
Mad in America: Is an Ominous New Era of Diagnosing Psychosis by Biotype on the Horizon?
In this new article I sound the alarm on an ominous shift in how psychosis is diagnosed, that will use a system of bio-marker tests to label people in extreme states as being in a psychosis biotype group.