Trauma and Memory and Consequences for Treatment

In medicine, the word “trauma” is used to indicate a physical injury including an injury to the brain. In mental health, trauma is used to refer to a distressing and disturbing experience. When people talk about childhood trauma, they often refer to the long-lasting psychological injuries related to abuse or to extremely adverse experiences that […]

Carl Rogers, We need you I need you!

The facts are friendly The facts will be my friends The following is a long quote from Carl Rogers. Rogers refers to these insights as “learnings” “It has interested me a great deal that most psychotherapists, especially the psychoanalysts, have steadily refused to make any scientific investigation of their therapy or to permit others to […]

Scienceploitation and BioMania

At the end of a WordPress Blogpost written by a mental health professional, I spotted an advertisement. We know the type, the ones with the catchy titles: “Big Pharma is not going to like this!” The ad showed a picture of a male “physician in a white coat”, with of course, 30 + years’ experience […]