The “Roughage” of Life

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…]