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Center for the Study of Empathic Therapy

Understanding and Overcoming Our Guilt, Shame and Anxiety

Dr. Peter Breggin | Posted 04.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Peter Breggin

Why do we human beings suffer so much from the demoralizing emotions of guilt, shame and anxiety? Over many centuries, answers have varied from our bi...

Judge Sentences Teenager In Prozac Murder Case

Dr. Peter Breggin | Posted 11.08.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Peter Breggin

The judge's opinion is a landmark legal confirmation of the scientific fact that the newer antidepressants like Prozac, including the SSRI and SNRI antidepressants, can cause violence and even murder.

Panel to Examine Murder and Suicide Associated With Antidepressants

Dr. Peter Breggin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dr. Peter Breggin

On Saturday morning April 9th of this year, a panel discussion will be held for the public and professionals on the theme of "Psychiatric Drug Tragedies: Personal, Legal and Medical Perspectives."

Join the Empathic Transformation

Dr. Peter Breggin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dr. Peter Breggin

It's part biological and part psychological and spiritual. But there's no doubt about the direction that humankind must go in--toward empathic individual relationships and ultimately a more empathic culture.

Guidelines Issued by Center for the Study of Empathic Therapy

Dr. Peter Breggin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dr. Peter Breggin

The Center for the Study of Empathic Therapy, Education and Living, has formulated 15 guidelines; they apply to every human relationship.

The Study Of Empathic Therapy: Human Connection Vs. Psychiatric Control

Dr. Peter Breggin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Peter Breggin

As we grow in awareness of the harm perpetrated by biological psychiatry, we need more focus on the on the life-giving principles that have moved me and many others to take up the cause of reform in psychiatry.