Tamasin Knight – Short Bio

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Power and Alternatives: Tamasin is a public health doctor in England. She writes about power issues in the mental health system and alternatives to...

Jon Jureidini – Short Bio

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Healthy Skepticism: Jon Jureidini, a child psychiatrist in Australia, writes on the quality use of medicines, misleading drug promotion, suicide, medical education and child abuse.

Wayne Munchel – Short Bio

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Trauma-informed Care Meets Pharma-informed Care: Social worker Wayne Munchel will focus on the intersection between trauma informed care/recovery models and biological psychiatry. Early intervention...

Daisy Anderson – Short Bio

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In The Daisy Project, Daisy’s upcoming book, she shares her insider knowledge as a former mental health nurse and as a former psychiatric patient....

Johanna Ryan – Op-Ed Bio

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Johanna Ryan is a workers’ comp paralegal and a union and healthcare activist in Chicago. She may or may not have a biological brain disease,...

Justin Brown – Short Bio

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The Myth of Normal: Justin Brown identifies as a person in recovery who voluntarily takes psychotropic medication. He is a member of M-Power.org, an organization of mental...

Gary Sidley – Short Bio

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Tales from the Madhouse: Gary is a freelance writer and trainer who opted to leave his Consultant Clinical Psychologist post after 33 years of employment...

Bob Faw – Short Bio

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Positively Healing: Transforming Vicious Cycles into Vital Cycles: Bob Faw writes about the Vital Cycles program, which seeks to empower those who seek joy in...

Hugh Middleton – Short Bio

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Medical Essentials from England:  A Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, a Member of the Royal College of Physicians and a medical practitioner of...

Mo Yee Lee – Short Bio

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Utilizing strength and empowerment: Promoting dialogue and knowledge that for a strengths-based, systemic approach to diverse mental health conditions, this blog's focus is on...

Martyn Pickersgill, PhD – Op-Ed Bio

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Martyn Pickersgill, PhD, is Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellow in Biomedical Ethics at the University of Edinburgh. He was written widely on the social,...

Elahe Hessamfar – Short Bio

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Elahe Hessamfar is a former business executive and has a PhD in Divinity from the University of Aberdeen in Scotland. She has an MA...

Ron Unger – Short Bio

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Dialogues with Madness: A therapist and educator specializing in cognitive therapy for psychosis, Ron Unger explores emerging understandings of psychosis and of efforts to change...

Sheila Matthews – Short Bio

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Sheila Matthews is co-founder of AbleChild. She was the first mother to testify on behalf of the first state Law prohibiting school personnel from...

Greg Benson – Op-Ed Bio

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Greg Benson is a Human Rights Advocate for Advocacy Unlimited Inc. in Connecticut.  Greg Benson self-identifies as a survivor of the Psychiatric Industry and a human...

Susan Musante, LPCC – Short Bio

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Susan Musante, LPCC was the founding director of Soteria-Alaska and CHOICES, alternatives to conventional community mental health services directed and provided primarily by people...

Liz Mullinar- Short Bio

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Founder and Volunteer CEO of Heal for Life Foundation (Mayumarri Centres), Liz Mullinar is a survivor of incest, sexual abuse and cult abuse. Liz...

David Hidajattoellah – Short Bio

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David Hidajattoellah is an English/maths teacher, educational scientist, statistician and philologist in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. I work as maths/statistics teacher, peer support teacher and senior researcher at...

Allen Frances, MD – Short Bio

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Allen Frances was the chairperson of the DSM-IV Task Force, a former chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science at Duke University...

Matthew Morris – Op-Ed Bio

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Matthew is the Operational Director for Stepping Stones Community Outreach, which is based in Ipswich in the UK. Stepping Stones Community Outreach is part...

Peter Gajdics – Short Bio

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Peter Gajdics has been published internationally, including in The Advocate, The Q Review, New York Tyrant, The Gay and Lesbian Review/Worldwide, Gay Times, The Printed Blog, and Opium, where he won their...

Serafina B. — Short Bio

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Serafina B. is a 36-year-old artist born in Nicuaragua who has won art prizes and has pieces in museum collections.  She has been diagnosed with...

Jonathan Leo/Jeffrey Lacasse – Short Bio

Rethinking the Broken Brain: Two researchers, writing jointly, take a critical look at the evidence for the biological basis of mental disorders.

Elizabeth Stuyt – Short Bio

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Thinking Holistically: A psychiatrist and medical director of an innovative, 90-day inpatient treatment program in Colorado for people with chemical dependence and mental illness...

Michael Gilbert, PsyD – Short Bio

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School Matters: An inside perspective on the public education system and how it contributes to the unnecessary labeling and medication of children. Dr. Gilbert also...