Filmed on 24 January 2016; published on 30 January 2016
VIDEO BY ALICE
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This video is about the limitations of the Psychology-Psychiatry mental filter. There is an edited Summary after the video …
VIDEO BY ALICE
SUMMARY OF THE VIDEO
Hello, Dear Ones, It’s Alice. I Am of the Stars.
I would like to talk to you today about the professions of psychology and psychiatry. The thing about psychology is that it tends to accept, from the profession of psychiatry, labels for personalities, and then to work with those labels in some way that will provide people with a little more competence in dealing with their labels.
There are many different kinds of psychology. Behavioral psychology is pretty interesting, because it attempts a particular goal. And it has tools that it uses to achieve that goal, as far as behavior modification is concerned. I rather like that notion, because it is quantitative, and it has an endpoint, and a possibility of success at behavior modification.
There are other kinds of psychology, such as talk psychology, that have an inherent design defect … and that has to do with no particular goal being reached; no quantitative goal. And so there is a subconscious inducement, as it were, to keep the patient talking through session after session, which of course generates income for the psychology profession, and just leaves an open-ended situation, I feel, where success cannot be quantified. (And there are tons of other kinds of psychology.)
Now I would like to talk for a minute about psychiatry. When I was in college, I was thinking of going into medical school for awhile. So I studied three courses in psychology back then, a long time ago.
The thing that I found out back then, which I feel most likely still holds true, is that there were but a few … maybe a handful of labels … that psychiatrists would attempt to apply to the personalities for the people that they encountered in their practices.
Their intention with regard to those labels was to provide prescribed medications that would ameliorate the symptoms of the label for the personality. So the tools that psychiatrists had then, many years ago, and that it seems to me they may still have today, are what you might call palliatives. They are medications that make the symptoms through which the diagnosis was made a little bit better … make the personality a little bit more adaptable to the social milieu.
My own feeling that I developed back then about that profession was that it was not very helpful, because it did not have within it the concept of the lifting of the labels, the clearing of the trauma, and the healing of the Soul.
And yet, there are instances, in other cultures, and in other professions, such as the spiritual counselling profession, where these things occur.
If you were to take medical science, for instance, you would find many instances where physicians could cure medical conditions, and some where the situation was, in their opinion, too grave to offer resolution in a positive sense.
Yet even these situations, in the new schools in China, are being addressed in unique ways … such as in the centers for spiritual mantra chanting to heal cancer … which I understand tape .. maybe through magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) the progress of tumor dissolution during the mantra chanting. I do not know, for sure, how often this is successful, or for how long; but it does indicate that there are other modalities, in cases where labels are applied to medicine, that offer the potential of complete remission or complete cure.
It seems to me that psychiatry could use some new tool, such as the new languages of Light and sound that are being channeled, and being made available to humankind during the Ascension process; or some other tool to map out, for their profession, cures for the labels, so as to return people to productive social contexts.
And further, I feel, in psychiatry, more use should be made of the notion of the healing crisis, which may happen, say, on the death of a spouse or child or significant other; it might happen with the death of a parent, the loss of a job, or perhaps an accident, or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) from war experiences.
There are a lot of possibilities for crisis interpretation of mental health issues. And it is so, too, in the spiritual life, I think, that there are crises or dark nights of the Soul that occur, that are set in our path by God so as to allow us to overcome these crises and to step up into a greatly newer understanding of reality, and of coping with reality, and dealing, on a higher plane, with all that is.
Might not psychiatry be reframed in that context … in the context of crisis and cure, and a higher footing? I feel that this might be very helpful. It might help this infant science to become more mature in terms of Soul evolution.
So long, everybody. Talk to you later. Love you lots.
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I am prompted to the following ruminations based on his article, in light of the Awakening process now underway on Earth. My comments refer not only to the usual psychiatric patient, but also to patients awakening to a superconscious state.
PSYCHIATRIC LABELS VERSUS SPONTANEOUS HEALING
I feel psychiatry tends to ‘label’ folks. It is a little like a terminal disease diagnosis; once you are labeled [ ____ ] by psychiatry, then to a psychiatrist, that is you, the very essence of you, for the rest of your life.
Think of all the spontaneous recoveries from physical illnesses diagnosed as ‘terminal’ … These happen all the time. But are they in the news? Uh uh.
The ability we have to regenerate our bodies, minds and Souls, that innate ability of self-healing, is just too much of an embarrassment for the medical establishment. Once they say ‘terminal’, that is what they really hope to see.
DO PSYCHOTROPIC DRUGS INHIBIT SOUL HEALING?
Mr. Levy brings up the collusion of ‘Big Pharma’, which I feel is a point well taken, not just for psychiatry, but also for physical illness.
Seems to me there is money to be made in keeping patients ‘ill’ and on medications. But how much good do these medications really do? Mr. Levy points out, and I agree, that mind medications dumb down the consciousness to the point where spiritual awakening is delayed.
IS PSYCHIATRY MISDIAGNOSING PATIENTS SO AS TO MAXIMIZE ITS MEDICAL INSURANCE COMPENSATION?
Then as to medical insurance … and this is not Mr. Levy’s point, but my own … It is quite likely that psychiatric hospitals, and maybe medical hospitals, are misdiagnosing symptoms so that they fit into the categories that will be paid for under medical insurance … for instance, misdiagnosing neuroses, which are minor psychiatric illnesses, as psychoses, for which a stay in a psychiatric hospital might be reimbursed.
As another instance, in psychiatric hospitals, I wonder why so many patients are diagnosed as bipolar? Are there not nearly as many symptoms and situations as there are patients?
This might be a slam dunk for a medical establishment … They want to get paid for their services, and that is that. Where is the ethical stance in this? What does a misdiagnosis of psychosis do to patients for the rest of their life, in the eyes of society?
This is just a thought, not a proven fact, but I do feel it would be worth checking out, as a possible abuse of Obamacare.
OUGHT A NONCONSENSUS OPINION BE TERMED A PSYCHOTIC BREAK?
Mr. Levy points out that psychiatry may consider that a person who parts from consensus opinion to be having a psychotic break from reality. Yet, he feels that our society itself is having a sort of nervous breakdown.
I myself feel this is increasingly so, as the Awakening process unfolds here on Earth. Some call it ‘cognitive dissonance’ or ‘mind mud’ or ‘noospheric chaos’. No matter how we term it, humankind is going through quite a transformative process right now.
AWAKENING TO THE SUPERCONSCIOUS STATE: THE PATIENT, THE FAMILY, AND THE COMMUNITY
It seems, from my reading of this article, that a dysfunctional family may have a member who is rising beyond the dysfunction through spiritual transformation. The family puts him in a psychiatric hospital, to get him to move back into their ‘comfort zone’ … which is to say, to relate as in past to his family.
But to a person who is awakening, who is getting his first glimpse of that superconscious state some call ‘enlightenment’, the motives of those who do not wish to change seem to me to quell his own transformative process, and to return him in a low-functioning state to the dysfunctional milieu.
A psychiatrist or psychologist, in collusion with the ‘ greater group’ … family and friends of the patient … may tacitly agree with them, label the dissident, and thus diminish them in the eyes of others.
Yet, in these days of the Awakening, all of these … the recently transforming family member, their family and friends, and the entire community, are soon to enter the transformative process as well. Or so it seems to me.
ON WIDENING THE HEALING CIRCLE TO INCLUDE SPIRITUAL COUNSELLING
During the Awakening process, everyone will be sooner or later experiencing symptoms that a psychiatrist could point a finger at. While the outcome will be the Awakening of humankind, the interim buffeting of changes in the physical and emotional bodies may well require psychotropics, which are prescribed through Western medicine.
Then, to get to the transformative value of the change we are undergoing, we may consider widening our circle of healers to include, not only the Western medical arena, but also, spiritual counselors. It is these folks that know about spontaneous healing and spiritual transformation, which are the hopeful message of New Creation on New Earth, for all humankind.
ON ASSIGNING THE SOUL AS SHAMAN IN THE HEALING PROCESS
Mr. Levy brings up his perception that psychiatry is a shamanic descent into the underworld. Well, the process of transformation, of personal alchemical change, of enlightenment, is a shamanic experience. But who is the shaman? To whom shall we proffer this power of transformation?
If we choose to assign this power to fate, or to a psychiatric label, or to another human being such as a spiritual counselor, then we give away our personal power. Then we descend into the realm of the underworld, to the rule of the forces of the unconscious mind … to black magic, do we not?
Where does the true power of healing lie? Viewed in the most positive and synchronous light, is it not our own Soul, in alignment with the Divine Will, that is the agent of this vast change?
Well, these are only a few comments on Mr. Levy’s well-written article, which is worth a careful read, I feel, especially if the process of Awakening from time to time makes us question our sanity …
But should we question our sanity? Or should we stand steadfast, content in asking those important questions of our Soul, and grateful in hearing its response?
In love, light and joy,
I Am of the Stars