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PSYCHOSIS,
EXTREME STATES,
ALTERNATIVE REALITIES,
SPIRITUAL EMERGENCE,
HEARING VOICES,
DISASSOCIATION,
MADNESS,
OR SPECIAL MESSAGE CRISIS!
If we all spend a little time with it, and work to transform the way the public greets it, the world would be a better place!

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I started performing psychotherapy in 1995; but never was a psychotherapist until I obtained my license in 2008. Likewise, though I always extensively did the work, I never considered myself an author until 2015 when I released my memoir in 2015. Fighting for Freedom in America: Memoir of a “Schizophrenia” and Mainstream Cultural Delusions received five-star reviews from Readers Views, Readers Favorite, Midwest Book Reviews, and Book Viral Spotlight. It ranked 8 out of over a thousand in the 2015 Book Viral Contest. In 2016 it received an Honorable Mention Award in Reader’s Favorite Annual Contest. It received four awards in 2016 Human Relations Indie Award, including Directors Choice for Outstanding Human Relations Life Adjustment Indie Book and Gold for Inspirational Human Relations Indie Book. In 2018 it was a Finalist in the Top Shelf Indie Book Award.

I may have attained a master’s degree in Counseling Psychology, but as a writer I am unattached to highbrow connections, unschooled and raw. I am the male anorexic straight outta the streets of Camden New Jersey, the out-of-town whistle-blower for the Seattle Housing Coalition, the paranoid schizophrenic of the chronic unit in Montana State Hospital, the homeless drifter in Fresno, California, and the psychotherapist from the backward in Oakland California. And I am never going back to the private Quaker Prep School where I was raised. I am here to revolutionize the way you meet and greet psychosis. I want to expand and improve the way psychotherapists and supporters aid the sufferer.

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“[Clyde’s] story is fascinating because he is able to intellectualize what he was thinking and feeling at the time, even if he is discussing his paranoid delusional thoughts . . . As someone with a Master’s of Science degree in a counseling field, I have found my greatest lessons have been from real people and not material in textbooks. As I read Clyde’s story, I felt like I learned many lessons through what he has to share. My work will definitely be more beneficial by what I learned from him.”

Paige Lovitt, Readers Views, five stars

“An intensely personal and impressively well written memoir, “Fighting for Freedom in America: Memoir of a ‘Schizophrenia’ and Mainstream Cultural Delusions” is a compelling read from beginning to end.”

Midwest Book Review, five stars

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