This personal story about a harmful experience in therapy has been provided by one of our guest authors, S.T. (The name has been hidden to protect author’s confidentiality)
Finding a therapist who can be a good match for your needs may take a lot of your time, money, and energy. I would like to offer some tips that might make “shopping” for a therapist easier. My suggestions are based on my personal experience as a therapy patient or, in marketing terms, a consumer
For decades antidepressants have been the unquestionable established treatment of depression, but it appears that there is little evidence that antidepressants create anything more than a placebo effect in cases of mild and moderate depression. Antidepressants and the Placebo Effect: The Emperor’s New Drugs by Irving Kirsch, Ph.D.
Since there are currently no medical tests using definitive criteria for mental disorders, many psychiatric claims became a subject of controversy. ADHD diagnosis is one of them.