Reducing mental illness among Aboriginal people

Dr. Tracy Westerman founded indigenous Psychological Services in 1998 to address the high rates of mental illness among Aboriginal people in the absence of government funding. She went on to graduate from Curtin University with a Doctor of Philosophy and a master’s degree in clinical psychology in 2003. Dr. Westerman has trained over 22,000 clinicians in culturally appropriate psychological approaches, […]

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On Being Sane In Insane Places | David Rosenhan’s Hospital Experiment | Mental Health & Illness

if you’ve read or watched an adaptation of One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey you’ll be familiar with the idea of being sane in insane places. The book itself was written in the early 1960s as a critique of behaviorism a dominant form of psychology at the time behaviorism or behavioral psychology focuses on the study of […]

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