Connecting People and Ideas in the Hearing Voices Movement

Changing realities: new developments in psychological approaches to psychosis

Date: Tuesday 2nd and Wednesday 3rd October, 2012.

Venue: Conference Aston, Birmingham (UK)

Speakers Include: Alison Brabban, Jacqui Dillon, Gráinne Fadden, Chris Holman, Glenn Roberts, Jaakko Seikkula

Early Bird Rate closes on 31 May 2012!

The conference will include plenary sessions and parallel workshops with the emphasis on skill development in some of the newer approaches to psychological care.

A limited number of subsidised places are available to people with lived experience of psychosis and their carers/family members. Please contact ISPS UK ([email protected]) for more information.

Theme 1: Therapies for psychosis

  • Working with dissociation and trauma
  • New developments in cognitive behavioural,
  • psychodynamic and arts therapies
  • The open dialogue approach
  • Mindfulness
  • Mentalization
  • Service user perspectives on therapy

Theme 2: Service user and carer initiatives

  • Working with voices
  • Recovery for carers
  • Peer support groups

Theme 3: Therapeutic services

  • Therapeutic relationships
  • Making inpatient environments therapeutic

See the ISPS UK website ( or email [email protected]

Download: ISPS UK Flyer for more information

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