Tag: medical model

  • MHI: How Can We Understand the Mental Health Problem?

    In a 2016 Lancet Global Health study, suicide was found to be the leading cause of deaths among young people in India. In the following year, India … MHI: How Can We Understand India’s Mental Health Problem? ——The Medical Model of mental health should be supportive rather than authoritarian. A part rather than the criterion.

  • Counseling and Philosophy

    Counselors are not the scientists. The scientists are the psychologists, neurologists, social workers and psychiatrists. These latter tend to defer to the numbers into the Givens with Little question. The counselors are the ones that acknowledge science can at best account for only a small portion of the human experience and why anyone may behave…