Michael Cornwall, PhD – Long Bio

AN ALTERNATIVE UNDERSTANDING OF THE NATURE OF MADNESS

Michael Cornwall is a Jungian/Laingian psychotherapist who went through his own intense experience of transformative madness without medication or treatment that formed his vocation. For over 30 years he has specialized in providing psychotherapy for people in psychotic states in medication-free sanctuaries and community settings. He completed his doctoral study of Diabasis House, the Jungian early episode, medication free psychosis sanctuary founded by Michael’s mentor, Dr. John Weir Perry. Michael is an Esalen Institute workshop leader and psychology grad school lecturer and CEU trainer on alternative approaches to madness.

He can be reached at his website – “What is Madness?