Supercharge Your Psychotherapy Case Training
Time to read: 5 minutes
Psychiatry started with the meticulous classification of disorders of human behaviour, in the hope that, at some stage, there would be interventions that could return these afflicted souls to normal functioning. Along the way several different ideas came along, some more effective than others. Chemically induced seizures, leucotomies, insulin coma therapies – these all had their proponents, but by far one of the most dangerous interventions came from the Viennese in the 1900s who came up with the idea of listening to patients.