Neo-Institutionalization is covert, insidious, and must be stopped at all costs!
When a person walks into a medical facility, hospital, or otherwise, they walk right past the gift shop.
I have not gone about changing the way I handle things because I simply wanted to be spontaneous and change things up.
The problem runs as deep as what practitioners face when practicing psychotherapy
This article explores symptoms that complicate interpersonal relationships and interfere with pro-social interactions
I once understood levels of care as abstractions when sifting through a clinical grey area. I now understand each of these precious stops in the system of care as levels of hope.
Thinking about progress is critical for both consumers and practitioners
At the root of it, these case examples, while vivid, and telling of the extreme dysfunction in the system, are extremely black and white, with little grey area for clinical interpretation in terms of direction in the provision of patient care and treatment.
I was completely disordered and unable to care for myself ten years ago….
How can we best further refine the language around mental health?
Excerpt from University on Watch : REMASTERED
There is a reason why you bring on the war time social worker into the clinical picture
who are these webinars and conferences for anyway?
Taking inventory begins by developing a greater appreciation of your personal accomplishments
This article was originally published in NAMI’s the Advocate Spring 2019
When I first began writing about mental health, and topics concerning my own experience with schizophrenia, I was a bit naive. I thought since I
Handcuffed in front of my house, with broken glass from my car all over the place, I knew I had entered into a whole new
I am field instructor for graduate and undergraduate student in social work going for their bachelors and masters degrees. I am also a professor of
I have been accused of several crimes, socially unacceptable behaviors, and a litany of outrageous transgressions during my mental illness.
Research must be wholly beneficial to the public, it must be free and rife for regard for society. As a prosumer and mental health interventionist