Author Archive for Chaya

Let’s Talk Withdrawal Podcast

James Moore, of the “Let’s Talk Withdrawal” podcast recently interviewed me on my experiences in the psychiatric system and the approaches I use for healing. In this interview we discuss approaches that have worked both for myself and others as well as: How I was in therapy from a relatively young age Some good experiences […]

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Why I Don’t Say “Mental Health”

Adelina R asks: Why don’t you like to say “mental health?” Here’s my answer: Send me my free EBook on Freedom From Psych Drugs! * indicates required Email Address * Please send me info on (check all that apply) Coming off psych drugs and alternatives Healing and intuition Pacific Northwest events and gatherings

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Psych Drug Awareness and Long-Term Use

guest post by Cindy Olejar My name is Cindy and I am sharing my story of how psychiatric drugs harmed me using them long-term and how I made this discovery. I am not here to tell you whether or not you should take psychiatric drugs. My intent is to bring more awareness to psychiatric drug […]

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Are Marijuana and Psychedelics Psych Drugs?

Question from my friend: Is Marijuana a Psychiatric drug in your context? Can it help those getting off of Psych drugs or hinder? My Answer: Marijuana, is not what I would call a psych drug because I’m talking about pharmaceuticals (chemically synthesized substances) that are prescribed to treat supposed medical illnesses. Pot can be prescribed […]

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Lamictal/Lamotrigine Withdrawal

Recently a dear friend of mine went on Lamictal and her doctor told her it would be easy to come off of because she was on a low dose. I got worried because a number of my clients and colleagues have experienced hell (including seizures which they had never had before) trying to come off […]

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The Way That Bird Flew (Poem)

The way that bird flew From the tree to the wire Made me wonder What we’ve lost, with grace, with ease, With light footsteps, gallops, The most silent hops from here to there As if to say “hello” In the universal language of the leap As if everyone were watching When I saw the trees […]

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Psychiatric Drug Withdrawal Interview

Molly McHugh recently interviewed me for her blog and I think it’s one of the best interviews I’ve ever done. I answer this question and others. Q. I feel a sense of urgency about this issue and from reading your blog I know you do too. You and I know the way ‘business as usual’ […]

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Interview on Alternative Mental Health Revolution

Here’s a snippet from a recent interview Judy Meyers HHP did with me: Q: What advice would you give to others who want to taper off medications? My advice for those wanting to taper off of psychiatric medications would be to go slowly, get support, take good care of your body, find others who have […]

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Highly Sensitive Person and Psychiatric Meds

This question came in from Adelina R.: Chaya Grossberg, I have read in your blog about recovery in psychiatric meds: -Highly Sensitive Body is produced by psychiatric drug medications, isn´t it? -Highly Sensitive Body belongs only to a HSP…? HSP= High Sensitive Person Are you a highly sensitive person and wondering if psychiatric meds could […]

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