Kermit has been the blogs and front page editor of Mad In America since the webzine was founded in January of 2012.
A former film-maker, he has undergraduate and master’s degrees in psychology from Harvard. He founded the Open Paradigm film project with the intention of producing high-quality video of people and projects that question the value and validity of the DSM, and its biomedical system of diagnosis. He has more than a decade of experience working with people in psychotic states. He currently works at the Council for Relationships in Philadelphia, where, together with his partner Louisa Putnam, he works with couples and families with members who have been diagnosed as having a mental illness.