Dr Arlen Reiner Analysis

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Deceit had almost come undone for Dr. Arlen Reiner in an unexpected manner. His bringing magic to the muggle side of England in the form of psychopharmacology and psychiatry, which had been intended only for good, seemed to attract a few characters wild enough to be from his own world. On any given evening his patients (or those concerned about them) would call and say, 'The delusions have set in again, what should I do? ' These were not pleasant conversations for Dr. Reiner. Thankfully there was one patient he saw who had yet to experience anything outside of manic depression and nightmares. However, because their meetings were brief, they rarely got very far. Progress was also slowed by the patient becoming tight lipped when discussing certain topics, especially immediate family. Dr. Reiner would never figure out the reason for this. They would not know each other long enough to get in to such details. But in due time his patient would confide in him why she had never sought counsel before: several ancestors from her father 's side were labelled insane. She did not want her children to assume the same of her. It was better to save face than be shamed, she said. But she also…show more content…
Dr. Reiner would instead think to do the unimaginable, use a false memory charm in place of electroconvulsive therapy. He considered this course of action seriously. It would break several laws the Ministry of Magic passed in regards to using magic on muggles, but it was also possible that his patient might not be muggle. How peculiar it would be if Arabella Black of Yorkshire Dales was actually a Pure-blooded witch. (While she certainly resembled the family, he would hope she was otherwise unrelated.) And, because he was born to muggle parents, if the Ministry caught wind of his little practice due to magic gone awry, they would do worse than toss him in Azkaban. He 'd learned the hard way that only pure-blood wizards could sway those in high positions of authority. He had much to think
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