Award-winning book author, mental health therapist, and disability rights advocate
Max Guttman, LCSW, is working hard to advance mental health reform. Max continues to be the recipient of services for his illness in Westchester and works alongside his peers to thrive in his Recovery and help others do the same. Mr. Guttman is the owner of Recovery Now, a private psychotherapy practice. Recovery Now
provides telehealth psychotherapy to people from walks of life and diagnoses. Max's real passion is blogging on mental health. His site
features articles from many people with lived experiences struggling with mental health disorders. His autobiography: University on Watch: Crisis in the Academy
, is one of four memoirs he published about his experience with mental health challenges. Most of his articles are retrievable at Journalist Profile
by Max Guttman
As Max Guttman puts it, there is little to do in psych hospitals except pace the hallway and swallow pills. The most worthwhile way to spend his time, then, was hearing his neighbors’ stories.