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Saturday, September 26, 2009

Spiritual help for mental disorders: Dion Fortune's The Secrets of Dr. Taverner

Mental Health in Fiction
dion fortune Pictures, Images and PhotosOccultist Dion Fortune's fictional Dr. Taverner is modeled on her mentor, and his assistant, the young Dr. Rhodes, is modeled after herself. Taverner runs a nursing home in which patients suffer from a variety of "psychological" disturbances which seem to be psychiatric. Dr. Taverner is a sort of psychic Sherlock Holmes, an adept of an occult order, and is able to cure the sufferers using unusual means.

The Secrets of Dr. Taverner - Dion Fortune