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.
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Mad in America: Eyewitness to Psychiatry Functioning as a Conspiracy Theory-Based Cult
My new article shows how psychiatrists serve as followers of a powerful and harmful cultic apparatus based on unproven and dehumanizing conspiracy theories about the causation of human emotional suffering.
Michael Cornwall Ph.D.
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.