Kermit Cole

Founding Board Member

Kermit is a licensed Marriage & Family Therapist trained in dialogical therapies and has extensive experience working with people in psychotic states. He served as Mad in America’s editor (2012 – 2014). He also facilitates the MIA US/Canada Parent Support Group.

A former film-maker, he has undergraduate and master’s degrees in psychology from Harvard. He founded the Open Paradigm film project to produce high-quality video of people and projects that question the value and validity of the DSM and its biomedical system of diagnosis. He currently tends a small urban care farm with his partner, Louisa Putnam, in New Mexico.