PTSD Memoir - Part 1

October 11th, 2014

In the previous posts, I have entered my objections to the way PTSD is defined in the diagnostic literature and also discussed potential problems I see in traditional treatments.  To move ahead, I

TRAUMA - Part 4

September 21st, 2014

I am cuddling up with the DSM5 as I write this.


TRAUMA-Part Three Narrative in Therapy

September 7th, 2014

It seems to be the hallmark of our culture that we should get what we want whenever we want it.  It is a standard against which all o

Chemical Balancing Act, Part Three

March 20th, 2014

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

Chemical Balancing Act, Part Two

March 3rd, 2014

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?