Category: counseling

  • Mental Health is not the same as Physical Health

    Hazaah! Here is an article that, in a way, reiterates a major problem of the mental health industry: it is oriented on the medical model of health. But more specifically, on the notion that physical health and mental health must be connected in a hierarchical manner where what is physical is foundational and thus primary…

  • Hocus Pocus

    A Magical formula used in conjuring, 1630s, earlier Hocas Pocas, common name of a magician or juggler (1620s); a sham-Latin invocation used by jugglers, perhaps based on a perversion of the sacramental blessing from the Mass, Hoc est corpus meum “This is my body.” The first to make this speculation on its origin apparently was…

  • Mentally Sick or Not—(Bio)Markers of Psychiatric Disorders Needed

    Mentally Sick or Not—(Bio)Markers of Psychiatric Disorders Needed — Read on —Do you know, or you do believe? basically: the people that are convincing us there are have no clue as to biological markers, nor why psychiatric medicines work or even if they “cure” as disorder.

  • Mental Disorder: A Phenomenological Phantom?

    Do DSM Psychological Disorders have any relationship to neurological brain states? Sarah Durston, Professor of Developmental Disorders of the Brain at the University Medical Centre Utrecht gives some credible evidence and sound philosophical question to materialistic ideals listed in the DSM to be called Mental Disorders. I suppose it would make sense that mental disorders…

  • Someone said: the future of Mental Health ? Oh! —- If psychedelics are, I’m pretty sure there will just be new and improved mental issues they cannot treat. The nature of the psychedelic experience cannot be contained. For sure, they can be helpful. But we should, we are ethically required to ask: at what cost is this “spiritual-psychological revival” for mental health? Yet,…

  • Paper: Counseling and The Two Routes

    An exploration into the reality of psychology from the perspective of mental health.

  • The truth and the reality of psychedelic mental health treatment

    The truth and the reality of psychedelic mental health treatment The truth and the reality of psychedelic mental health treatment — Read on

  • The truth and the reality of psychedelic mental health treatment —- I have added some more, read on !! At first glance, think Brave New World. Often in the context of psychedelics we hear calls to include indigenous and marginalized cultural considerations in the historical and traditional use of psychedelic substances. While I agree with this sentiment, I am not sure it fully grasps…

  • :: Existential Counseling

  • :: some thinking habits that might be helpful. —- I am a little leery of the idea that you can be ‘mentally strong’. It seems to fly in the face of the styles the author mentions. 🤷🏽 But maybe some people need to think strongly. Nonetheless, I hope these are helpful for you.