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Tourette’s Syndrome as a Symptom of Character: Journal of Orgonomy Article



This episode features the narration of the article Tourette’s Syndrome as a Symptom of Character by Phillip Heller, M.D. from the Journal of Orgonomy volume 50 issue (2). Listen in to hear how Dr. Heller identified specific ways Jack protected himself from painful feelings including by becoming “frozen,” and how he helped him not only to get moving again, but also to live his life more fully. After the presentation, listen to further commentary by Peter A. Crist, M.D. about how Jack’s case highlights important principles of medical orgone therapy.

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The Briefest Treatment I Ever Provided: Journal of Orgonomy Article



This episode features the article The Briefest Treatment I Ever Provided by Theodota Chasapi, M.D. from the Journal of Orgonomy Volume 55 number 1 narrated by Hilary Kayle Crist. Listen in to hear how a newly-married young woman responded to Medical Orgone Therapy in one session and overcame her difficulties with her overbearing mother-in-law; improved her relationship with her husband and gained new self-awareness of how she handled her emotions.

If you’re interested in learning more about character diagnosis you can read Man In The Trap by Elsworth F. Baker, M.D.

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When Yelling Is Music: Journal of Orgonomy Article



This episode features the article When Yelling is Music by Virginia L. Whitener, Ph.D. from the Journal of Orgonomy Volume 56 number 1 narrated by Hilary Kayle Crist. The article is a beautiful vignette of a medical orgone therapist dealing with her patient’s difficulty with maintaining perspective during the resolution of a crisis by allowing the patient to express her feelings in therapy rather than by dismissing or dulling them.

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A Troubled 74-Year-Old Man Finally Gets the Right Diagnosis



This episode features the audio from one of the ACO case presentation series webinars, “A Troubled 74-Year-Old Man Finally Gets the Right Diagnosis.” In this episode, Philip Heller, M.D. tells Susan Marcel, D.O. about his 74-year-old patient who was feeling inferior, full of doubt, and isolated from others. Listen in to hear how Dr. Heller connected with his patient, what he saw in his symptoms and behaviors, and how the treatment resulted in a surprising response.

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Like Mother, Like Daughter



This episode features the audio from one of our ACO case presentation series webinars, “Like Mother, Like Daughter.” In this episode, Chris Burritt D.O. tells Edward Chastka, M.D. about his twelve-year-old patient, Olivia, who was anxious and withdrawn and brought for treatment by her parents. The mother, Sabrina, was also very anxious and by working with both the mother and daughter, Dr. Burritt learned just how profound an effect Sabrina had on her daughter. Listen in to hear more about Olivia and Sabrina’s struggle with anxiety and how they both made significant improvements in their lives.

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Problems of Childhood Self-Regulation in an Age of Permissiveness: Journal of Orgonomy Article



This episode features the narration of the article Problems of Childhood Self-Regulation in an Age of Permissiveness by Peter A. Crist, M.D. reprinted in the Journal of Orgonomy Volume 46 number 2. Originally published in Volume 33 in 1999, Dr. Crist’s article is even more applicable today as parenting has become increasingly indulgent in today’s anti-authority social environment. We hope you’ll share this important information with parents and educators so that those responsible for child-care can have a functional perspective, free of both moralism and an “anything goes” lenient approach.

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Medical Orgone Therapy: Journal of Orgonomy Article



This episode features the narration of the article Medical Orgone Therapy by Howard Chavis, M.D. from the Journal of Orgonomy Volume 31 number 2. It is a comprehensive introduction and overview of the type of therapy taught at the ACO and will also be available on Substack as our first post. Listen in to hear more about some of Wilhelm Reich’s major discoveries, the development of medical orgone therapy and what sets it apart from any other psychiatric treatment.

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A Sexually Confused Young Man



This episode features the audio from one of our ACO case presentation series webinars, “A Sexually Confused Young Man.” In this episode, Edward Chastka, M.D. tells Dr. Burritt about Bill, a 19-year-old young man who came to him after being discharged from a psychiatric facility where he’d been hospitalized briefly after developing an acute psychosis. His psychotic episode appeared to have been triggered by the increased use of alcohol, cannabis and occasionally, amphetamines.

As Bill emerged from his psychosis, he revealed a history of confusion and fears about his sexuality. Initially, Dr. Chastka’s therapy focused on resolving Bill’s confused and psychotic thinking and then was directed toward helping him discern the relationship between his sexual fears and his paranoid and delusional thinking. Listen in to hear how Dr. Chastka helped Bill understand his sexual feelings and realize what kind of intimate relationship was best for him.

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ADHD: A Discussion With Dr. Susan Marcel



This episode features a discussion with Dr. Susan Marcel about ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder). What exactly is ADHD? Does everyone with ADHD need to take medicine? Can medical orgone therapy help a patient with ADHD? Listen in to hear how Drs. Marcel and Burritt view ADHD and how they’re successfully treating their patients. If you’d like to learn more about a bioenergetic understanding of ADHD and read a full length patient story the article referenced in the discussion is available below.

Recommended Read: Impulsivity and Its Bioenergetic Relationship to ADHD by Dr. Peter Crist

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A Family Deals With Its Emotions: Part I – A Discussion with Dr. Chris Burritt



This episode features a discussion with Chris Burritt, D.O. about his article published in the Journal of Orgonomy entitled, “A Family Deals with Its Emotions: Part I.” After reading the article about two parents managing their young child’s emotional upheaval, Dr. Burritt discusses with Susan Marcel, D.O. how he has helped this family and others balance emotional expression with restraint when it comes to healthy ways for both children and parents to express themselves. He also addresses a parent’s counter-productive emotional character traits, and how to manage the way parents relate to each other.

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