Ken Blatt, MD – Short Bio

Dr. Ken Blatt trained when psychiatry was steeped in a humanistic, philosophic and social/relational tradition. He believes that in the last decades psychiatry has shifted to a reductionistic bio-medical disease orientation. His passion is to develop a peer-run integrated dialogical network for young adults in an an extreme state.


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