Many years ago, I posed a question to myself to help me understand my contribution to mental health.
Less so today, there used to be a stream of people coming through my office who would say, “I have a chemical imbalance.” Of course, most were applying for Disability payments and would demonstrate
Though I did not realize it at the time, I was creating my own version of an experiment envisioned by 16 year old Albert Einstein. As Einstein imagined it, if he were to observe a beam of light, while travelling along with it, what would it look like? His imaginings brought him to a redefinition of the phenomenal universe.
I was asking a claimant about his history of treatment with psych meds during a Disability examination years ago. To which he spontaneously replied, “Do you know what those drugs do to you?
I believe that the problems of existence can only be partially relieved with the use of a pill because the biggest problems come out of our encounters with the world, a world that seems to be hell-bent on tripping us up as we wander carelessly down the halls of life.