naas siddiqui – Short Bio

Bipolar – An Insider’s Transpersonal Perspective: naas siddiqui is a psychiatric survivor and clinician.  She has 14 years of experience in the community mental health and substance use field and 14 years of experience as a community organizer.  She is also psychiatric drug-free, after 14 years.  She holds a Masters Degree in Integral Counseling Psychology from CIIS, a BA from Yale in Psychology, with a concentration in Neuroscience.


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.