How to write and think like a real psychiatrist (psychologist, psychotherapist)Very much enjoyable.
In order to be well understood, I have to start with
-- ** A Warning ** --
There are, in these difficult times, still a few psychiatrists, psychologists and psychotherapists who "mean well" with their patients, and who occasionally even may "help" them, rather than themselves, as is and should the rational moral goal of any medical health carer: The health carer is there to care - for himself or herself, and for his or her family and friends.
This Easy-In-One-Lesson program is not for or about these few "do-gooders", but is exclusively for real professionals, by which I mean that group of great and deserving human beings who form the ordinary run and core of the well-to-do soundly careerist and happily conformist majority, also among psychiatrists, psychologists and psychotherapists, who - being of such diverse educational attainments - might perhaps be further referred to collectively as "psychos", so as not to prejudice the value of their diverse degrees.
The fact is that these few "do-gooders" I mentioned usually have as little real knowledge of how the human brain works, or of how people think, feel, err, understand meanings, have selves, have consciousness, or desires, as do the far larger group of professional psychos - but then some of these "do-gooders" may have a native or cultivated knack, talent, or art that helps them help others, rather than themselves.
This is not the sort of moral behaviour or sense of values that the well-to-do soundly careerist and happily conformist psychiatrist, psychologist or psychotherapist, likes to behold:
These "do-gooders" - who really try to help others, rather than pretend to do so in order to help themselves - generally are the curse and mockery of the professional majority, whose professional moral and human goal - like most anyone in any profession! - is to get rich or at least well to do, namely by practising the "evidence-based medical science" that seeks to cure psycho-therapeutical professionals from the horrible blights of personal debts, poverty, hard work, or honesty, in which the sciences of psychiatry, psychology and psychotherapy have happpily prospered now for over a 100 years with many great successes:
Generation upon generation of psychobabblers has found financial well-being, and social support and acclaim, and also found political financial support from tax money for furthering "research" in what they all agree should not and never be called "the art of psychotherapeutical conmanship", even though that is what it really is.
Friday, October 26, 2012
Maarten Maartens on Psycho*
Maarten Maartens is having a go at "Psychos":
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