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Guidelines for Empathic Therapy

by Peter R. Breggin, MD International Director Center for the Study of Empathic Therapy, Education & Living www.empathictherapy.org With guidance from Executive Director Ginger Breggin and Members of the Advisory Council including Bart Billings PhD, Doug Bower PhD, Joanne Cacciatore PhD, Mathy Downing, Thomas Cushman PhD, Dorothy Cassidy MEd, Nadine De Santo EdS, Pamela Glasner, […]

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Dr. Peter Breggin’s Mission Statement

Psychiatric thinking and practice, fueled by drug company money, has undermined our traditional understanding of life—that each of us is capable of pursuing life, liberty and happiness. We no longer believe that every human being has the inherent capacity to develop self-understanding and to take charge of our emotions. We no longer believe that with effort we can overcome painful feelings and learn to live by positive emotions and values.

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M. N. G. (Graham) Dukes, MD Quote

“And then it is that many a conscientious attorney has succeeded in calling Peter Breggin to his aid. I do not know how many shadowy invitations Dr. Breggin has set aside, but I do know that he has accepted to assist only in those instances where he had good reason to believe that he could […]

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Quote by M. N. G. (Graham) Dukes, MD

  "And then it is that many a conscientious attorney has succeeded in calling Peter Breggin to his aid. I do not know how many shadowy invitations Dr. Breggin has set aside, but I do know that he has accepted to assist only in those instances where he had good reason to believe that he […]

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Psychiatric Reform Accomplishments

of Peter Breggin, M.D., 1954 to the Present   Many of Dr. Breggin’s accomplishments as a reformer are documented in detail in The Conscience of Psychiatry: The Reform Work of Peter R. Breggin, M.D. (2009). This biographical tribute to Dr. Breggin’s work draws on more than half-a-century of media and more than 70 special contributions from […]

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