Posts Tagged ‘Greg Neate’

This blog accompanies a recently published feature, Tall Order, in Umbrella Magazine Issue 11 – Winter 2014/15 , available to buy in print and viewable online. Thanks to Tony and Matt for their support and good luck with taking your vision to the next level.

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This affectionate, unflinching gonzo documentary sees Toby Amies bring to screen this portrait of an eccentric, extraordinary man who lacks for short term memory and in doing so has created the film that the self-styled Drako Oho Zarhazar was seemingly destined to star in.


In Portrait of the Psychiatrist as a Young Man, Scottish psychiatrist Allan Beveridge argues for a partial rehabilitation of Laing’s existential approach towards understanding mental illness. Beveridge states that the Laingian approach of “treating the patient as a person rather than a malfunctioning mechanism has new-found appeal”


“As it’s nearly a year since I arrived in Glasgow, I thought it timely to write about just what I’ve been doing here.” A summary of my work over 12 months with Homeless and Community Mental Health Services in Glasgow.


An interview with a Ghanaian traditional healer, known as a fetish priest, who runs an informal healing centre for people with mental illness at his remote, rural community near Kintampo in central Ghana.


A Neate blog with photos on my Out of Programme Experience as a psychiatric Specialist Registrar in Ghana. A long report that tries to compress the circumstances of how I practiced, supervised and taught psychiatry and the sense of being and seeing Ghana itself!