ARTICLES & LINKS
An interview with Michael Guy Thompson on The Dr. Peter Breggin Hour, reveals an incredible and enlightening story of working for four years with pioneer psychiatrist and philosopher R.D. Laing in one of his therapeutic houses. Recorded on October 2, 2013.
"You Can't Teach Therapists How to Connect...," Peter Brensinger interview, R.D. Laing 2013 Symposium, October 2013: http://youtu.be/-Z5AYus_JAw
"Living in One of R.D. Laing's Post Kingsley Hall Households" by Michael Guy Thompson, blog posted on November 17, 2013 at Palace Gate Counselling Service: https://palacegatecounsellingservice.wordpress.com/2013/11/
"Authenticity and R.D. Laing" by Michael Guy Thompson, blog posted on December 5, 2011 at Northern Existential Group.
Information about the 2013 R.D. Laing Symposium held at Wagner University, Staten Island, New York. View conference topics, speakers and more details.
The University of Glasgow holds an R.D. Laing collection including Laing's personal papers and library, acquired from his estate, plus the unedited footage of his 1972 US tour, presented by director Peter Robinson's son, Kenneth. (Click on the text to visit the website.)
RELEVANT ARTICLES ON R.D. LAING
"Human, all too human: The Life and Work of R.D. Laing," featuring interview with R.D. Laing by Douglas Kirsner, Ph.D.
"Shamanism, Healing and R.D. Laing" by Francis Huxley. duversity.org.
"Sparks of Light: Faith, Hope and R.D. Laing" by Daniel Burston. Dharmacafe.com.
"A Road Less Traveled: The Dark Side of R.D. Laing's Conception of Authenticity" by Michael Guy Thompson, Ph.D. Psychotherapy in Australia, Vol. 18, No. 2: February 2012.
"R. D. Laing’s Legacy to the Psychotherapy Experience" by M. Guy Thompson, Ph.D. The Psychotherapist (a publication of the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy [UKCP]). Issue 43, 2009.
"Awakening to Love: R.D. Laing's Phenomenological Therapy," by S. Gans. The Psychoanalyitc Review, Guilford Press, Volume 87, No. 4, August 2000.
"Remembering Ronnie" (with Steven Gans), Janus Head: The Legacy of R.D. Laing (special issue), 2000.
"The Fidelity to Experience in R. D. Laing’s Treatment Philosophy" by M. Guy Thompson, Ph.D. Contemporary Psychoanalysis, Volume 33, No. 4:595-614, 1997.
"Deception, Mystification, Trauma: Laing and Freud" by M. Guy Thompson, Ph.D. The Psychoanalytic Review, Volume 83, No. 6:827-847, 1996.
The Legacy of R.D. Laing: An Appraisal of His Contemporary Relevance. (Ed.) Michael Guy Thompson, Editor. Pre-order the book at Amazon here. (Release date: June 2015) London and New York: Routledge.
R.D. Laing: 50 Years Since the Divided Self, Theodor Itten & Courtenay Young, Editors. PCCS Books, UK, 2013.
The Little Book of Goodness, by S. Gans. Booklocker, 2003. (Kindle)
Just Listening: Ethics and Therapy (with Leon Redler), S. Gans. Xlibris, 2001. (Kindle)
"What is Ethical Analysis?" by S. Gans. Journal of the Society for Existential Analysis. Volume 10.2 - Views Of Heidegger, 1999.
"Questioning Existential Analysis Today," by S. Gans. Journal of the Society for Existential Analysis. Volume 1, 1990.
"Levinas and Freud: Talmudic Reflections in Ethics and Psychoanalysis" by S. Gans in Facing the Other: The Ethics of Emmanuel Levinas, by Sean Hand, Curzon Press.