Ron Unger is the Coordinator of the MindFreedom Lane County affiliate. He is also a full-time counselor in Eugene, Oregon, and listed on the MindFreedom Directory of Alternatives. Featured recently on the Mad In America blog, his post is titled, “Understanding Madness as a Revolution, Then Working Toward Peace.”
“All humans experience inner conflict at times,” writes Ron Unger, in his recent blog post. “Consciously, we may want our mind to behave in a particular way; but we have impulses, emotions, thoughts, and sometimes voices that have other ideas.
…It is very difficult to heal when one is identifying parts of oneself as an illness or as symptoms of an illness. It becomes possible to heal when one appreciates all the parts of oneself as having something to contribute, even if those same parts may be confused in some way, or in some way need to be subjected to limits.”
Read the entire post at on the Mad In America blog…