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Gary Greenberg

Gary Greenberg appears in the following:

DSM Woes

Friday, May 03, 2013

Gary Greenberg, psychotherapist and the author of Manufacturing Depression and now The Book of Woe: The DSM and the Unmaking of Psychiatry (Blue Rider Press, 2013) offers his critique of the American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders that defines mental illnesses.

Event at Book Court in Brooklyn on Monday, May 20th @ 7pm.

 

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Positive Psychology

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Gary Greenberg, psychotherapist and contributor to Harper's magazine, examines how psychotherapy has changed since the days of Freud. Psychology today focuses on winners: strong people who are highly resilient and psychologically fit. His article “The War on Unhappiness,” in the September issue of Harper’s, describes the latest U.S. brand of psychoanalysis—Positive Psychology, which is not being funded not by the National Institutes of Health, but by the Department of Defense.

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Manufacturing Depression

Friday, February 12, 2010

More and more people have begun to ask themselves if they are happy, and if their unhappiness is a disease that can—and should—be treated by medication. Gary Greenberg discusses depression, drawing on medical scholarship, his 25 years as a psychotherapist, and his own experience with depression to show how it ...

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After Life

Monday, July 27, 2009

Eleven meditations on how, when, and even if we die.

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