Dr. Linda Lagemann

Clinical psychologist who closed her practice to study psychiatry and psychology's impact on public health and work on legislative reforms.

Linda Lagemann, Ph.D.was a clinical psychologist for 23 years and multi-award-winning professor (UCSF). She currently studies trends in psychiatry and psychology and their impact on public health. After observing the mental health field had become dominated by psychiatric labels and drugs that were doing more harm than help, she gave up practicing psychology and moved to DC to work on legislative reforms of the field. Dr. Lagemann is a frequent guest on radio programs across the country and was featured in the independent film The Big Lie: American Addict 2. She writes about the current state of the mental health field and potential harmful emerging trends to watch out for. Linda can be reached at

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