"I’m a psychologist – and I believe we’ve been told devastating lies about mental health"
On mental illness as a symptom of a broken society.
@cassolotl 'our distress might even be a sign of health – a telling indicator of where we can collectively resist the structures that are hurting so many of us.'
@cassolotl 'If a plant were wilting we wouldn’t diagnose it with “wilting-plant-syndrome” – we would change its conditions.'
@cassolotl "I’d like to see a world where we need fewer therapists. A culture that reclaims and embraces each other’s madness. Where we take the courageous (and sometimes skin-crawling) risk of turning to each other in our understandable, messy pain."
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