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The Reluctant Therapist: air date 01-07-2014

Our mental health and well-being is under siege from many powerful fronts - big pharmaceuticals, managed care, and a medical model approach to treating mood and behavioral issues which dominates the helping professions. Elizabeth Barrett, discusses the state of therapy in our culture and the role of marriage and family therapists in tending to the collective soul of society.

Elizabeth Barrett is a wife, mother, licensed marriage-family therapist, educator, eavesdropper, emotion worker, and mental health consultant. She uses all of these skills to address the subjects that we all struggle with in this conversation with the Reluctant Therapist.