Category Archives: Difference and Diversity

Hearing Voices Cafe: Toronto, Fall 2017


Many social movements have their origins in cafes, Toronto’s Hearing Voices Cafe is one such… ” Matt Galloway CBC Metro Morning
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Carnval des Voix comes to Oshawa, Ontario


Big Yo! to all the peeps and voices who came out for Carnival des Voix yesterday.
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talking about “psychosis”…


Psychosis is not a “thing” except as a kind of  aperture or a lens through which we view someone struggling. It’s an interpretation, a way of seeing, of categorizing, naming, and talking about a person’s struggle. That that lens, that … Continue reading

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Truth allows suffering to speak


The condition of truth is that it allows suffering to speak. Dr Cornel West
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An Indigenous Journey to Leadership | Eddy Robinson


Boozhoo A couple of years ago I had the great honour and pleasure to meet and spend a day learning much from Eddy Robinson as he shared with us some Indigenous ways of knowing. Here he shares from his own … Continue reading

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Workshop: Carnival des Voix – Toronto 14th Jul 2017


This event is sponsored and hosted by CS Info Centre Free workshops for those who struggle with experiences like hearing voices that get called names like “psychosis”, and that can be isolating and difficult to live with, and difficult to … Continue reading

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Why did I go Mad?


BBC Horizon documentary aired in UK on 2nd May, 2017. Why Did I Go Mad? It starts us off in familiar territory, deep within the orthodox belief – the story that that people who hear voices have a thing called … Continue reading

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When diagnosis sets us apart…


Such is the power of its hold over our way of understanding ourselves in recent years that if  you look up the word in a dictionary of current usage you’ll need to take a long gaze to get beyond its … Continue reading

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The Dialogic – Mikhail Bahktin


I’ve had an interest in and been working in dialogue for many years, much of what I’d learned came from a different source, people like David Bohm, Peter Senge, William Isaacs and its application in working with teams and in … Continue reading

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kiss my hairy Greek arse – George Michael


Kiss my hairy Greek Arse
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