Archive for October 2013

My guest is Cheryl van Daalen-Smith, PhD, a feminist nurse from Toronto with a profound conscience who specializes in understanding and advocating for girls and for all children.  She's a rare academic whose intellectual work is firmly planted in the ethic and expression of caring.   You will benefit from knowing Dr. van Daalen-Smith and her work.   

With my guest British psychiatrist Joanna Moncrieff, a profound look at core issues in psychiatry:  the drug companies, involuntary treatment, antipsychotic drugs, and the diagnosis of schizophrenia.   Important listening for anyone concerned about the whole mental health field and the fate of individual human beings caught up in the system, including everyone exposed to psychiatric medication and anyone who cares about them.  

Hear my glorious friend and psychologist Howie Glasser talked about his Nurtured Heart Approach--bringing out the greatness in children and adults.  This hour could help you change and inspire your life and the lives of people you touch.

Sheila Matthews cofounder of talks about their fight to stop the drugging of America's children.   Hear an amazing disclosure about drugs and the Newtown mass murder.  Sheila is an inspiration to anyone who wonders if they can make a difference in life.  

My guest is psychoanalyst Michael Guy Thompson, PhD who tells the incredible and enlightening story of working for four years with pioneer psychiatrist and philosopher R.D. Laing in one of his therapeutic houses.  This is an important piece of history with great contemporary relevance.  I hope to see you at Michael's conference, "R.D. Laing in the 21st Century," October 25-27, Staten Island, NY, where I'll be presenting on the Saturday.

The Dr. Peter Breggin Hour
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