Sometimes deep transformation can come as mental health crisis…
Join Rethinking Psychiatry for a presentation by Harriet Cooke, MD, MPH on spiritual awakening, spiritual emergency and directing our development for personal and global healing.
Harriet Cooke, MD, MPH
Drawing on research and personal experiences, Harriet will discuss crises that often precede spiritual awakening, as well as challenges caused by spiritual awakening, and how to support the process and each other.
Wednesday, Dec 16, 7 PM
The Center for Intercultural Organizing
700 N. Killingsworth St
by Harriet Cooke MD, MPH & Rachel Levy, LCSW
It is dangerous to be right on matters on which the established authorities are wrong. –Voltaire, 1751
Hyperactivity. Lack of focus. Impulsive behavior. Trouble following rules. Difficulty with organization. Many people believe these are symptoms of a disorder, and that medication is necessary to treat this condition. There is a wide movement of dissent, however, that questions the temptation to lump all people with these behaviors into the same condition.
When do such behaviors constitute a disorder? When is ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) simply ADHB (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Behavior)? And is this behavior even a disorder, or simply a personality type? Or is a product of our culture?
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