Archive for May 2016
Peg Haust-Arliss is a holistic psychotherapist from Seneca Falls, NY, who brings enormous enthusiasm and wisdom to her work and to this hour. Peg describes liberating herself from disabling anxiety, and becoming a therapist who brings together a variety of therapeutic, health, and spiritual approaches. She exemplifies the direction increasingly taken by many of the best therapists.
With a passionate condemnation of psychiatric “euthanasia”--that's how I begin. Then my guest Bob Nikkeltalks about pioneering programs in mental health and their funding by theFoundation for Excellence in Mental Health, including a US family-oriented therapeuticintervention with an 80% success rate in returning people with acute psychosisto community, school, work, and ultimately to a better and happier life. Psychosocial therapies work; drug therapiesmake people worse. This is what scienceis confirming.
Andrew Almazan PhD (age 17) and MD (age 21) specializes in helping gifted children, and in protecting them from those who would level them with drugs and oppressive social policies. He sounds an international alarm! He also has important ideas about IQ testing and why we should not give it up, as California has done. Via interactive video, I will address his First International Conference in Mexico on Gifted Children May 30, 2016. An important event!