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Does Mental Illness Exist?

Hi Dr. Burns,

I am halfway through “feeling good”, I just want to say how powerful it is. It is absolutely fantastic so far. I am applying your techniques to myself. 58 more words

Feeling Good

The Labyrinth Behind The Diagnosis of ADHD

Dave: Here is a clinical case which expands on my ideas from the last two posts (see post on Therapeutic Conditions for Healing from  1/26 ) 1,619 more words


"Chemical Imbalance": The Seduction of Certainty

Dave: I was at child psychiatry meeting where a discussion focused on the value of working with families. I was encouraged. But the theme that emerged attended to the importance of… 1,133 more words


The Problem With Simple Formulas in Mental Health

Dave: I’ve been reflecting lately on my experience of being a hard-core family therapist disguised as a child psychiatrist, working in a cultural climate that sees no reason to question the limits of “biological psychiatry”.   548 more words


Close Your Eyes and Let Your Body Do The Rest

Ha. See what I did there?

Unfortunately, it is easier said than done. If you have been following me, you know that I have no shortage of problems when it comes to sleeping. 444 more words

Mental Health

A Tale Of Two Shoes

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. At least, that’s what they tell me. Of course I can’t remember because I was drunk most of the time. 2,217 more words