TRUE COURAGE

Inspired by a speech from President Barack Obama Obama provided three pieces of advice to the graduates of high schools of 2020. You can obtain the full transcript on cnn.com (dated May 17th, 2020). I read the transcript of the speech given by Barack Obama to the graduating HS students of the class of 2020, […]

Psychiatrists & Psychotherapy

  The topic: Psychiatrists and psychotherapy elicited strong emotions among psychiatrists, and others and I wonder whether this is for the right reasons. Dr. Ari Zaretsky in today’s Globe and Mail imho hit the nail on the head. …in the end it is about the client’s needs. These are my sentiments: We are getting there […]

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 […]