Winning the sanity battle

Quaker saying: “The whole world is crazy, except thee and me.”  Actually, thee and me are crazy lots of the time also. I was a mental health professional and for nearly 15 years I directed mental health crisis teams before, during, and after 9/11.  The primary question my teams had to answer was “Does this …

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SHRINKS THINK

ARE YOU FOR ENDING WAR? END THE DRUG WAR, LEGALIZE ALL DRUGS.  Regulate and tax as the deadliest drug is regulated.  And you do know that is alcohol don’t you?   Cranky Old Lady Shrink ranting and hoping the end of this war is coming.  Soon some Drug Lords will be will be in a legal …

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SHRINKS THINK

THE BASIC ID This is part of a Shrinks Think  series called Normal or Not  and deals with how mental health professionals think about normal or not normal and the tools they use in trying to decide who fits in one or another category.    These posts are useful reviews for therapists and good information …

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SHRINKS THINK LAUGH

A Normal or Not Two Laughs. The first a cartoon: THANK YOU JENNIFER BERMAN THE NEXT might take a little explaining for some.  The Shrink’s Sacred Text is the Diagonistic and Statistical Manuel  of Mental Disorders.  All serious emotional challenges are listed therein and it is being constantly revised.  Here is one anonymous person’s take on …

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