Psychiatry and the Art of Listening

NOVEMBER 2012 • CLINICAL PSYCHIATRY NEWS It’s becoming the exception for a psychiatrist to spend more than 15 minutes speaking face-to-face with patients. This is the unfortunate concomitant of a medical culture that reimburses us more for 15minute medication reviews...

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The Healer

Carl Hammerschlag, M.D., Paradise Valley Author, physician, psychiatrist, speaker In Dr. Carl Hammerschlag, the spirits of New Mexico Native Americans still roam after more than four decades. They transformed the son of German Holocaust survivors into a heralded...

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Carl A. Hammerschlag is a master storyteller and internationally recognized author, physician, and speaker. A Yale-trained psychiatrist; he has spent more than twenty years working with Native Americans. Now one of the worlds leading proponents of...

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Speaking With Soul

By Carl A. Hammerschlag M.D., CPAE (Dr. Hammerschlag is an internationally recognized psychiatrist, author and healer. He is the only physician to hold the CPAE, Speakers Hall of Fame Award. He can be reached at job as speakers is to get...

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Erickson as Healer

(B.A. Erickson and B. Keeney, Milton Erickson: An American Healer, April, 2006, pp.270-275)Milton Erickson was the last great psychiatric hypnotist. In an unbroken line from Mesmer to Freud, he taught the critical importance of trance states: those states in which...

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Tom Cruise And the State of Psychiatry

PR Newsletter July 05Tom Cruise, the preeminent actor and public spokesperson for Scientology has been in the press recently calling psychiatry a pseudoscience and that psychiatrists have never helped anybody. He says “there is no such thing as chemical imbalance in...

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