Psychiatrist used some unorthodox methods

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Psychiatrist used some unorthodox methods

Post by Anaxagoras » Wed Jun 20, 2018 7:56 am

Psychiatrist spanked patients with whips, riding crops, and called them 'mules,' officials say
A Memphis psychiatrist has been forced to close her office for two months and potentially lose her medical license for good after it was discovered she spanked at least 10 patients with whips and riding crops and sometimes compared them to mules.

Dr. Valerie Louise Augustus, who has led Christian Psychiatrist Services for 17 years, was found to have used a riding crop – a thin whip normally used to strike horses – on the buttocks of a patient in 2015, according to Tennessee medical discipline documents that were made public on Friday.

The patient, who had a history of physical abuse, was suffering from depression and struggling with suicidal thoughts, documents state.

An investigation by state authorities also found that Augustus had “made contact with other mental health patients with a riding crop, whip or other object.” The documents also state that Augustus kept both a riding crop and a whip “displayed in her office” and “compared her patients to mules.”
They seem to take great pains to describe what she did in the blandest clinical terms. She "made contact with a patient's buttocks using a riding crop"! Oh dear. I like that it's "Christian Psychiatrist Services". Makes it a little extra kinky that way. They also take pains to point out that:
there was “no evidence” in psychiatrist literature for using whips or riding crops as an effective part of treatment.
I wonder what exactly she thought she was doing though? Would you submit to this sort of "therapy"? :wink:
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Re: Psychiatrist used some unorthodox methods

Post by sparks » Wed Jun 20, 2018 7:59 am

Fucking the patients?

Yes, that's what it's called. Fucking the patients.

Just like some shouldn't be cops...
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Re: Psychiatrist used some unorthodox methods

Post by Anaxagoras » Wed Jun 20, 2018 8:02 am

Sounds like she'd be right up AC's alley. ;)
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Re: Psychiatrist used some unorthodox methods

Post by Pyrrho » Wed Jun 20, 2018 10:09 am

http://christianpsychiatric.com/about-d ... -augustus/
Dr. Augustus has a holistic approach to mental health.
With a calling to address the emotional, physical, and spiritual needs of people, Dr. Augustus emphasizes a healthy diet and regular physical activity, while optionally integrating her spiritual beliefs and principles into each patient's healing process.

In 2011, Dr. Augustus began offering TMS to her patients as a proven and effective alternative to traditional medication.
http://christianpsychiatric.com/about-tms/
Transcranial magnetic stimulation - also known as TMS - is an FDA-approved, non-invasive, and non-medication treatment for depression. No longer do you have to accept an incomplete response to medication or intolerable side effects such as weight gain, loss of libido, constipation, fatigue or the many others.
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Re: Psychiatrist used some unorthodox methods

Post by Anaxagoras » Wed Jun 20, 2018 12:40 pm

TMS?
Fucking magnets? How do they work?
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Re: Psychiatrist used some unorthodox methods

Post by sparks » Wed Jun 20, 2018 7:51 pm

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transcran ... timulation

It's like electroshock therapy, but without the direct connections.

Marketed under the name iShock. Think of it as cordless medication for the frontal lobes.



You could also think of it as complete bullshit, just like EST.
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