Mind For Therapy

R. D. Laing-awaken

by Matthew Thornton: Those that pay heed to the writings, thoughts, and ideas of R. D. Laing may find themselves mystified. His ideas ran counter, and still run counter, to the established way of understanding and treating mental illness.

R.D. Laing’s Language of Experience

R.D. Laing psychiatrist

The radical psychiatrist R.D. Laing (1927-1989) was an accomplished author with an extensive philosophical knowledge that informed his ideas on reading, writing, and interpretation. Laing argues that psychiatry should be modeled on skilful textual exegesis rather than scientific explanation.