I wanted to write a follow-up to my blog titled How Counseling is Discipleship: Personal Experience.
In that blog I made reference to an article by psychologist Mark Tyrrell titled, How to avoid the damage caused by psychological labelling. Here is the lengthily quote I want to deal with.
…although modern society has made some attempts to de-stigmatise conditions such as clinical depression and anxiety, in a way these conditions have actually become more daunting for sufferers through being ‘medicalized’ – they are seen as pathological chemical disorders rather than what Milton Erickson described as ‘the normal roughage of life’. [Read more…]