Eric Maisel

Theoretical Alternatives to the Psychiatric Model of Mental Disorder Labeling: Contemporary Frameworks, Taxonomies, and Models

This book has been edited by Arnoldo Cantú, Eric Maisel, and Chuck Ruby. The publishers (Ethics International Press) say: “Theoretical Alternatives to the Psychiatric Model of Mental Disorder Labeling is the fourth Volume of the Ethics International Press Critical Psychology and…
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The Future of Mental Health: Deconstructing the Mental Disorder Paradigm

This book has been written by psychotherapist Dr. Eric Maisel. The publishers say: “The Future of Mental Health drills to the heart of the current mental health crisis, where hundreds of millions of individuals worldwide receive unwarranted ‘mental disorder diagnoses.’ It paints…
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Humane Helping: Focusing Less on Disorders and More on Life’s Challenges

Written by Eric Maisel (2017), the publishers say that: “Humane Helping is a comprehensive, practical guide that helps clinicians shift their practice from the mental disorder-and-chemical fix and expert-talk models to a more humane, helpful model that increases their ability…
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Does psychiatry actually diagnose?

This interview with psychiatrist Dr. Sami Timimi is part of Childhood Made Crazy , an interview series from psychologist Eric Maisel that takes a critical look at the current “mental disorders of childhood” model. The series is comprised of interviews with practitioners, parents, and other children’s advocates as well…
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