Jessica Katzman is a clinical psychologist who focuses on reducing her patients’ dependencies. Here she explores the genealogy of America’s ideology when it comes to addiction. She also suggests that we should stop judging addicts/abusers and demanding abstinence.
For most of us, change does not come easily, and ultimately we only make real changes because we confront the reality that we HAVE to make them. Illness can often then, in an important way, be a “gift”, that helps us make needed changes. When we do not want to pursue an inner process of […]
“The Future enters into us, in order to transform itself in us, long before it happens.” I read the above beautiful quote recently in the foreword of a book by Rainier Maria Rilke. It got me contemplating. I concluded that it is utterly true that my future enters me long before it transforms into my present […]
Healers Magazine is an online journal we created in order to fulfill our mission to render holistic healing options much more accessible to the masses. The theme of our first issue is Beyond Binaries: Healing without Borders, alluding to our objective: to add color to a black-and-white world, the one in which most patients reside. […]
Clinical psychologist and harm reduction practitioner Jessica Katzman writes about managing addiction that is grounded in scientific research, human rights, compassion, and common sense. Learn how therapists are working with patients rather than against them.