John's Bio

John Breeding PhotoJohn Breeding, Ph.D., has been a psychologist for over 25 years, working with adults, children and families in Austin, Texas and around the world. He offers a variety of services in his Austin office, by telephone, or in various speaking or workshop arrangements in your won community.

A significant part of John's work involves counseling with parents and children. He lectures and leads workshops for parents and educators on handling the challenge of a child who is labeled a "problem." One purpose is to assist adults in becoming more effective in their work with young people, offering non-drug alternatives to helping young people who are having a hard time. He is also director of Texans For Safe Education, a citizens group dedicated to challenging the ever-increasing role of psychiatry, especially psychiatric drugs, in the schools. Dr. Breeding is also active on other challenges of psychiatric oppression, including electroshock, and the psychiatric drugging of elders in nursing homes.

Dr. Breeding obtained his doctorate in School Psychology from the University of Texas. He is the author of four books: The Wildest Colts Make the Best Horses, The Necessity of Madness and Unproductivity: Psychiatric Oppression or Human Transformation, True Nature and Great Misunderstandings, and Eyes Wide Open: Parenting and Life Manifestos for he 21st Century.

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"It is a privilege to work with you. Let's defend the spirited nature of our children (and ourselves)!"
--John Breeding