The final installment of the Michelle Carter story shows how an innocent, caring 17-year-old, convicted of manslaughter by words, was systematically victimized by the District Attorney’s Office of Bristol Massachusetts. The DA crushed the life of a girl who was already impaired by emotional problems, antidepressant drugs, and an abusive relationship with her alleged victim, […]
Was Michelle Carter, the alleged texting villain, really a sacrificial lamb? Was she the victim of a true vendetta and a witch-hunt ultimately driven by blind political ambition? Here’s the evidence.
The DA’s charges against me fizzled. The attack on me and my writing seems over or at least abated for now. Meanwhile, Part IV of the Michelle Carter Blog challenges the heart of the DA’s case against Michelle—that she supposedly ordered her boyfriend to go back into the truck filled with fumes. It discloses how […]
The Michelle Carter blog series resumes with Part III amid a court battle instigated by the DA to stop my publishing. I could not wait any longer for the judge’s final written decision. Read the story of the attack on me to date and resume the real story of Michelle Carter, which the DA desperately […]
Katie Rayburn, an Assistant DA in the Michelle Carter texting suicide case, on August 10, 2017 asked the judge who presided over the case to stop my blog series about Michelle Carter on the Mad in America website. Specifically, the DA stated …
Seen from the viewpoint of her medical expert, Dr. Peter Breggin, this is the second in the series on Mad in America about the young woman convicted of murder-by-texting. Michelle had encouraged her boyfriend Conrad’s suicide when she was 17 and he was 18. Dr. Breggin takes a deeper look into the relationship between Michelle and Conrad as it deteriorated into a frightening downward spiral.
I was Michelle’s psychiatric expert. Following the judge’s decision to convict Michelle of manslaughter with words, he sentenced her today. And today, with the judge’s sentencing, I begin my series of reports on Mad in America about this tragic story. The case and its outcome have grossly harmed Michelle and those who love her; and millions […]
When we force people to take psychiatric drugs, or lie to get them to take the drugs, we are not only harming the organ of their body called the brain—we are harming their capacity to think and to feel, and to know and to express themselves. We are limiting their personality and identity, and the […]
Face this beast in my most recent blog on Mad in America. Meet Bob Whitaker and myself at the William Glaser Institute conference next week July 26-July 28, 2017 in Raleigh, North Carolina. Our Center for the Study of Empathic Therapy is cosponsoring.
In January 1999, a young woman was pushed off a subway platform in New York City and killed. The perpetrator was identified in the press as a mental patient who had stopped taking his drugs. The Pharmaceutical Empire and organized psychiatry manipulated this horrendous event to stir up public fear of psychiatric patients who stop taking their drugs. The result in New York State was Kendra’s law, making it easier to involuntarily treat patients who refuse to take their medication.