Tag Archives: spirituality

Replying to the Recovering Psychiatrist


In regard to the good fairy, honorable physicians, and other fictional creatures—we are an immature nation that still wants daddy to take care of us.  That’s the whole book right there.  Physicians and the American medical industry get away with … Continue reading

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Men, Women and Doctors


            The sun has risen on a skiff of snow covering the houses and hills outside my window.  My home and I are quiet this morning.  James Taylor’s “You’ve Got a Friend” accompanies tea.  Rainbows are dancing off the prism … Continue reading

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The Big Question (Part II)


            The New York State Office of Mental Health requires that you have telephone access to the rest of the world.  That doesn’t mean your hospital will let you.             At Hutchings Psychiatric Center, there was one phone for about … Continue reading

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