International News - 05 August 2009
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About the hosts and guests:
Co-Host -- Matthew Morrissey, MA, MFT...
... is a Board Member of MindFreedom and a licensed
full time private practice in San Francisco, CA. He has
active role in the provision and promotion of alternatives
to the medical
model for over a decade.
Matthew helped lead the launch last month of MindFreedom's
Alternatives, which is a geogrphically searchable list of
have agreed to a list of key principles. You may read
Guest -- Jessica Arnella, PhD...
... is a clinical psychologist in New York City who
treating people diagnosed with psychosis and bipolar
Arnella has worked in state and private hospitals, mental
clinics and therapeutic communities, and is now in
Working independently has allowed Dr. Arenella to try to
respectful, comfortable and egalitarian treatment setting
so as to
encourage clients to talk about their thoughts and
worrying that they will automatically be hospitalized or
Dr. Arenella is a board member for The International
Society for the
Psychological Treatments of the Schizophrenias and Other
Psychoses in the
USA (ISPS-US). Her web site:
Guest -- Jayme Lynch...
...is the Director of the Peer Support and Wellness Center
Georgia, which is a peer-run respite alternative
institutionalization. The Center also provides a 24/7 Warm
Line and daily
Wellness Activities. The Peer Support and Wellness Center
is a project of
the Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network, funded by the
Georgia. The website is
Before accepting this position, Jayme had been a recipient
mental health system and Social Security Disability for 20
Jayme had been on numerous psychiatric medications until
discovered the value of using alternatives. She considers
fully recovered from any mental health issues she may have
once had. Her
personal blog is at raynesworld.blogspot.com.
Guest -- Lyle Murphy...
... is founder and director of "Alternative to Med
Center." He was
trained as a chiropractor with a special focus on
Neurology. He is a
psychiatric survivor and provides an excellent example of
can achieve when properly in balance. See his center's web
Co-Host -- MindFreedom director David W. Oaks, for bio and
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- This Saturday, 8 August 2009, Matthew Morrissey will
co-host a special
- live free Internet call-in show on humane, empowering
alternatives to the
- conventional mental health system.
- All three guests are actively involved in providing mental
- Jessica Arnella, Jayme Lynch, Lyle Murphy.
- Co-host is MindFreedom's director and psychiatric survivor
David W. Oaks.
- How you may listen and call-in live from anywhere in the
- MindFreedom Mad Pride Live Free Web Radio.
- When: This Saturday, 8 August 2009
- Start time for the live 90 minute show:
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