Review: The Nipper by Charlie Mitchell

Charlie Mitchell starts off his physical/mental abuse survival memoir with a bite-sized education for people outside Scotland of the world of Dundee, almost 30 years back. Much of the speech is phonetically written so you may find it easier to imagine a Scottish overall narrator to the book (or Mel Gibson doing his Braveheart accent)….

Psychotherapy Works

Psychotherapy Works Is Still News to Many In the U.S., consumers are constantly bombarded with pharmaceutical advertising describing the many benefits of different psychiatric medications (Depression hurts. No duh!). But consumers get no marketing about the benefits of psychotherapy, and often still have old, stigmatizing misconceptions about how it works and how expensive it is….

The United States of Tara

The United States of Tara is a new show on Showtime about a women with DID. Most of what I’ve read about the show has been pretty positive in terms of the producers wanting to have a realistic portrayal of a woman with alters, including this Psych Central article. Alas, I don’t have Showtime so…