Bruce Levine Blog

Psychiatry’s Control-Freak Medical Model vs. Healing and Healers

August 26th, 2023

If one has a dark sense of humor, psychiatry’s medical model can be seen as the root cause of a comical farce in which an institution charged by society to decrease suffering actually increases it. What then is a helpful alternative to psychiatry’s medical model? The simplest answer is its complete opposite. Here, I will spell out exactly what that means.