In order to get unstuck, we need to understand that there are perceptions, judgments and opinions that occur so quickly beneath our awareness that we get stuck before we even notice any thoughts arise.
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.
Teacher, guru, or spiritual friend; what are you looking for? The spiritual path has many challenges. There are many things we need to learn or develop. Whatever term we use, this person has a crucial role in our spiritual growth.
Carlat noted that many psychopharmacologists practice "fragmented care" in which they solely prescribe medication for patients while referring them "to a professional lower in the mental-health hierarchy" for therapy.
Back in the day, psychiatrists actually spent time talking with patients. Today, psychotherapy is given by those who know very little about psychoactive drugs and appropriately can't write prescriptions.