Ronald Bassman, PhD – Short Bio

Rights, Inclusion, Dignity – RECOVERY: Ron Bassman is a licensed psychologist who writes about “the recovery path, an individual struggle of becoming.” He seeks to challenge the misconceptions of both mental health professionals and the general public, while inspiring fellow travelers. More articles are available for download at


Mad in America hosts blogs by a diverse group of writers. These posts are designed to serve as a public forum for a discussion—broadly speaking—of psychiatry and its treatments. The opinions expressed are the writers’ own.