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Crossing Cultures with the Power Threat Meaning Framework – Australia

Editor's Note: This post was originally published in March 2019. We are resharing some of our favourite posts over the next few weeks. You...

AD4E hosts CUTTING OUT – a play by Viv Gordon Company

A play by Viv Gordon that bears witness to the 11 million adult UK survivors of child sexual abuse. A Q+A session will follow...

Art Therapy and Holding on to Rage

I always seek to use more ordinary language, bringing the person’s own words and metaphors in. It can be painful to hear a person’s detailed and often very meaningful description of their feelings or distress being reduced to a symptom.

A Positive Operation of Power: ‘A Disorder for Everyone’ Event

The voices at AD4E were those of empowered people, powerful in the moment, leaving the perpetrators, and supporters of the perpetrators through their use of diagnostic labels, firmly in the shadows.

Why Must People Pathologize Eating Problems?

Why is it that so many people, even some astute critics of the traditional mental health system who are happy to challenge the pathologizing of emotional distress generally, cling uncritically to the term and concept of “eating disorders”?