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The Heart of Being Helpful

The Heart of Being Helpful

The Heart of Being Helpful

The Heart of Being Helpful: Empathy and the Creation of a Healing Presence by Peter Breggin, M.D. Paperback published by Springer Publishing Company   Dr. Breggin illustrates the importance of developing a therapeutic bond, or healing presence, between helping professionals and their clients. He provides useful vignettes, case studies, and personal insights to help beginning […]

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How to Be Helpful to Almost Anyone, Anytime

Want to be helpful to almost anyone under almost any circumstances? Want to be a better friend, husband or wife, doctor or teacher, therapist or police officer?Maybe you just want to make this holiday season as pleasant as possible for everyone around you. Almost every kind of help begins with building a positive relationship. And for many kinds of help, a good relationship is the single most helpful thing you can offer. But what makes for a positive or good relationship?

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Breaking News and Information February 2019

Current News News & Information for February 28, 2019 The Minds of Men Interview Part 4: Dr. Breggin and a Brave Reporter Fight Psychosurgery Establishment  Interview IV of VIII. With help from a brave Boston Globe reporter, Dr. Breggin successfully takes on psychosurgeons from the upper echelon of the Boston Medical Establishment and their […]

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Breaking News and Information 2018

Including Links to Stories Mentioned on The Dr. Peter Breggin Hour on www.PRN.fm Live on Wednesdays at 4 pm New York time. Dr. Breggin’s radio program is archived here.  News This Year News 2018   News & Information for December 31, 2018 Some psychiatrists have concerned about labelling mental health conditions The Critical Psychiatry Network (CPN) […]

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Alert 38 : People Helping People Cannot and Should Not Be Professionalized and Legalized

We need therapeutic diversity by redefining the whole field into the simple concept of people learning to help each other.  I open my April 11, 2018 radio talk show with this added emphasis to my Mission Statement:  That people helping people can and should lie outside the conventional designations of psychiatrist, psychologist, or even counselor and […]

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