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The (r)Evolution in Mental Healthcare: Brazil-Style

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 (Discount available for November 4-11 Brazil Trip–see below) There is currently an epidemic of mental health disorders in the U.S. One in five Americans is estimated to be taking one or more prescribed psychiatric medications, despite their many side effects.

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Posted in alternatives to psych meds, Bipolar, Depression, diagnosis, Energy, Healing Touch, Integrative, medication, mental health, Psychiatry, psychosis, psychotherapy, Spiritism, Spiritual Healing, spirituality

Guest Blog: Kelly Brogan, MD

An Open Letter to the Spiritual Community About Psychiatry By Kelly Brogan, MD  There’s life with the experience of mental illness and then there’s life as a mental patient. I’ve been told that both entail a large serving of unfathomable suffering.

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Our Fear of Psychic Phenomena

I just returned from a fantastic conference: the 2nd International Medical Spiritist Congress, “The Dawn of a New Era in Medicine”, October 1-2, 2016, at George Washington University in Washington, DC.  The roster of speakers was world class–almost all of

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Posted in anomalous experience, hallucinations, Meditation, mental health, non-ordinary states of consciousness, Psychiatry, psychosis, spirituality, Spiritually Transformative Experiences

Spiritist Psychiatric Hospitals in Brazil

Spiritist Psychiatric Hospitals in Brazil  “If the spirit is not acknowledged as existing and real, psychiatrists will only pay attention to effect. They will be impeded from divining the root causes and will never cure effectively… New theories—with solid experimental

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How Meditation Helps Your Game

Russell Razzaque, MD

Fortunately, it’s becoming increasingly more acceptable for a medical doctor or psychiatrist to teach about spirituality while he or she is active in private practice.  Russell Razzaque, a psychiatrist based in London who work within the NHS, teaches his patients mindfulness

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