The New Therapy
Alternative mental health
consultancy for those unsatisfied with standardised psychiatric
diagnoses and prescribed medications.
Information for patients and professionals on the serious dangers and
side-effects of psychiatric drugs.
Information and advice on effective pharmaceutical alternatives.
Support for patients in asserting their rights.
Training for mental health professionals.
The New Psychiatry provides a practical
framework in which the fundamental principles of The New Therapy
can be applied by mental health patients and professionals in the
context of current medical and psychiatric approaches to mental health
care. It does this by:
Taking forward the tradition
of anti-psychiatry and existential-phenomenological
psychiatry in opposition to biological psychiatry.
Opposing the widespread use
of brain-damaging psychiatric medications.
Promoting the use of new
psychopharmacological treatments based on the use of
natural ‘orthomolecular’ substances such as amino acids
rather than body-foreign or xenobiotic drugs.
Offering alternative psychiatric consultancy services.
The role of The New Psychiatrist is to provide information
and consultancy services
rather than long-term counselling or
psychotherapy. These services include:
Alternative mental health consultancy and short-term
counselling for those unsatisfied with crude psychiatric diagnoses
or suffering from the use of ineffective and damaging psychiatric
on the dangers and side effects of specific psychiatric drugs that patients may be taking or
- Help for patients coming off psychiatric drugs, including
information and advice on effective alternatives.
- Support for patients as ‘users’ of mental health services
in asserting and protecting their rights.
- The New Psychiatrist - education and training for
professionals in non-medical approaches to psychiatric ‘conditions’
and mental health care (The New Therapy).
- Instruction for patient and professionals in meditational exercises offering
direct and immediate therapeutic benefits (The New Yoga).
The Alternative Pharmacy - information for patients and
professionals on natural pharmaceutical alternatives to current
Articles and books offering alternative ways of understanding
the meaning of depression, anxiety and other psychiatrically
Comprehensive links to other sites critical of orthodox psychiatry and/or offering support
to users and survivors of the mental health system.