psychoanalysis

Psychiatry & Its Discontents

This book comes from Prof. Andrew Scull. The publishers say: “Written by one of the world’s most distinguished historians of psychiatry, Psychiatry and Its Discontents provides a wide-ranging and critical perspective on the profession that dominates the treatment of mental illness. Andrew Scull…
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The Broken Mirror: Refracted Visions of Ourselves

This book has been written by Dr. James Hollis. The publishers say: “The Broken Mirror: Refracted Visions of Ourselves explores the need to know ourselves more deeply, and the many obstacles that stand in our way. The various chapters illustrate internal obstacles…
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Point of View: Research or Reality? The Flawed Science of Psychotherapy

This interview with Dr. Jonathan Shedler, published on the Psychotherapy Networker website, is conducted by Ryan Howes. It begins: “Get into grad school. Choose an approach. Make sure it’s evidence based. Build your practice. This formula has been the standard for…
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Jung

“Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens”Carl Jung There are many people no longer with us whose ideas, actions, writings, thoughts (etc) feed into a modern-day new vision for mental health. Carl Gustav Jung is one of them. This…
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Psychoanalysis and the Re-Enchantment of Psychiatry: Jonathan Shedler, PhD

This interview comes from Conversations in Critical Psychiatry – an interview series from psychiatrist Awais Aftab for Psychiatric Times. The series explores critical and philosophical perspectives in psychiatry and engages with prominent commentators within and outside the profession who have made meaningful criticisms of the status…
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The Cure Within: A History of Mind-Body Medicine

This book has been written by Prof. Anne Harrington (professor of the History of Science at Harvard University). The publishers say: “Is stress a deadly disease on the rise in modern society? Can mind-body practices from the East help us become…
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