Brent Potter, PhD – Short Bio

Brent Potter, PhD, has been a clinician for 20 years, and is the author of Elements of Self-DestructionBorderline Personality Disorder: New Perspectives on a Stigmatizing and Overused DiagnosisElements of Reparation, and Prometheus Rising: Stealing the Fires of Cultural Collapse.


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