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Peter R. Breggin - This site provides information on the views, activities, and accomplishments of Peter R. Breggin, M.D., founder and former director of ICSPP.

International Center for the Study of Psychiatry and Psychology (ICSPP) is a nonprofit (503c) research and educational network whose focus is the critical study of the mental health movement. ICSPP is completely independent and at present our funding consists solely of individual membership dues.

Panic Disorders Institute - run by Stuart Shipko, M.D.

Volunteers In Psychotherapy (V.I.P.) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing individuals with affordable and truly private psychotherapy, in exchange for volunteer work they donate to the charity of their choice. Site run by Richard Shulman, Ph.D.

Our Emotional Mind - This site on the "emotional mind" is run by Ian White, based in Sydney, Australia.

Medication Free - The San Joaquin Psychotherapy Center, founded and directed by Kevin McCready, Ph.D., specializes in the treatment of psychological, emotional, and behavioral problems without the use of psychiatric drugs. SJPC is also the only facility specializing in helping people eliminate their use of or need for these drugs. - This web site is run Loren R Mosher, M.D., founder and lead investigator of the Soteria research project on the residential, community-based, non-drug treatment of first-episode psychosis, and former Chief of the Center for Studies of Schizophrenia, National Institutes of Mental Health.

Center for Psychological Alternatives to Biopsychiatry - founded by Ty Colbert, Ph.D., takes the position that from a causal standpoint, the symptoms associated with mental illness have little or nothing to do with the physical body of the person and everything to do with the violation of the person's selfhood or soul.

Psychosocial Solutions - is a psychotherapy information and referral service which specializes in psychotherapy without the use of psychotropic drugs and/or shock treatment.

Alliance for Human Research Protection is a national network of laypeople and professionals dedicated to advancing responsible and ethical medical research practices, to ensure that the human rights, dignity and welfare of human subjects are protected, and to minimize the risks associated with such endeavors. Site run by Vera Hassner Sharav.

Resiliency Research - This site is run by Al Siebert, Ph.D. It shows how to gain strength from adversity and turn misfortune into good fortune. Contains up-to-date information about resiliency research.

Save One Starfish - This site was created by Jane Brown, R.N., and two other school nurses in an effort to support parents, teachers, family members and friends of children diagnosed with "ADHD."

Department of Psychological Therapies (DPT), of Shropshire, England. DPT is directed by Craig Newnes.

Thomas J. Scheff, Ph.D. - Professor Emeritus of Sociology, University of California at Santa Barbara.

Successful Schizophrenia - This site is run by Al Siebert, Ph.D. It discusses how traditional psychiatry may be wrong about schizophrenia.

Support Coalition International (SCI) supports and promotes organizations working for the rights of people labeled with mental disabilities. SCI is a coalition of more than one hundred grassroots groups, each functioning independently while sharing resources. This site is run by David Oaks.

Survivor Guidelines - This site was created to serve as a resource for 9/11 survivors, families, rescue workers, and caregivers.

Institute for the Study of Therapeutic Change describes the latest research on "what works" in therapy and how to translate it into principles for clinical practice. Run by Barry Duncan, Ph.D.

Velasco Consulting specializes in providing responsible technical assistance in all domains of community social services. Run by Sharon Morrison-Velasco, Ph.D.


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Updated: 4/23/10