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Making Sense of: Voices, Visions & Paranoia

 

Two-day skills based workshop delivered by National Paranoia Network

 

 

Venue: The Cockpit Arts, Cockpit Yard, Northington Street  London WC1N 2NP

25th  and 26th  March 2013

 

18th  and 19th  June 2013

 

                                                     Time 10am-4pm

Facilitators: Pete Bullimore, Chris Tandy and Kate Crawford

 

 

Workshop Content

Day 1

  • Understanding paranoia through the history of psychiatry
  • The problem with diagnosis
  • Making sense of paranoia
  • The three stages of paranoia
  • Making sense of ‘Unusual Beliefs’
  • Trauma and paranoia
  • Personal Experience of recovery
  • Coping Strategies

 

Day 2

  • History of understanding voices and visions beyond a psychiatric perspective
  • The difficulty with diagnosis
  • Limitations of traditional therapy
  • The three stages of voices
  • Case Studies
  • Understanding voices and visions
  • Coping Strategies

 

 

Workshop Outcomes

Day 1

  • Gain a contemporary understanding of paranoia and other alternative beliefs.
  • Gain a critical understanding of current bio-medical constructs of paranoia.
  • Construct collaborative understanding of paranoia with service users in a respectful, ethical and therapeutic manner.
  • Understand the potential connection between trauma and paranoia.

 

Day 2

  • Take a critical and thoughtful     perspective on traditional ways of understanding voice hearing and visions.
  • Understand the potential pitfalls of the claims made from other therapies.
  • Take a respectful and ethical approach to the experience of voice hearing and visions.
  • Understand the potential connection between trauma and voice hearing and visions.
  • Develop new ways of talking to and working with people who experience voices and visions.

This workshop is targeted at all mental health workers, criminal justice personnel, third sector agencies and people who experience voices, visions and paranoia. Costs are £30 (unwaged/student), £40 (part-time), and £60 (waged) Per Day.

Apply now: Linda Whiting, Workshop Administrator, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Tel 07763652490: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.Tel 07590837694

Refreshments provided but not lunch

 

 

Making Sense of: Voices, Visions & Paranoia

 

REGISTRATION FORM

 

 

 

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Payment (per person):

Costs are £30(unwaged/ student), £40(part-time), and £60 (waged). Per Day

 

 

 

 

 

Invoice

 

Please invoice for the attention of:

 

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Workshop

 Dates

              

25th & 26th March 2013

 

 

 

 

18th and 19th June 2013

 

 

 

Please forward cheques/ invoicing details to National Paranoia Network, Address Limbrick Centre, Limbrick Road, Sheffield S6 2PE or email details to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

www.nationalparanoianetwork.org