Hosted by Ontario Shores Family Council A Caregiver Event Understanding Voices : learning to listen to the pain of trauma and “psychosis” Presenter: Kevin Healey Kevin Healey hears voices and has done so for longer than he -or they -care … Continue reading
From Babette Rothschild… No3 in Series from the book: 8 Keys to safe trauma recovery. This below is from the series of short videos summarising the book. #3 Remembering is Not Required “One of the holes we have in … Continue reading
WNYC News reports how children separated from families at the US border are being brought to public hospitals in NYC showing signs of trauma – having been wounded by their experiences and showing “symptoms of psychosis”. Surprised? Given that being … Continue reading
Essam Daod shares a story of one way we can bring brief, important support to refugees at critical times. And also offers us a window of insight into how any of us might support any other of us midst potentially … Continue reading
This two-day workshop follows from Workshop #1 Accepting Voices If you support others with their voices and are looking for ways you can better understand and work with voices and other experiences that get called “psychosis”. You will also gain … Continue reading
Unique, innovative and insight-filled workshop led by Kevin Healey recipient of INTERVOICE’s International Award for Innovation, 2016. We welcome workers, professionals, students, professors, administrators, family members, friends, humans. We are all touched by experiences that get called psychosis , indeed, … Continue reading
Workshop Accepting Voices a unique non-diagnostic and creative way of understanding a range of human experiences that have been mystified and made taboo and yet which are remarkably common and really not that hard to understand.
The continued existence of Inuit peoples demonstrates their resilience – not only in the environment in which they call home but also, like many other Indigenous peoples of the world, in face of the many hundreds of years of history of those seeking to impose the “benefits” of Western / European civilization upon their way of life.
We have to trust the people who have been the guardians of this earth”
We might also learn from them. Continue reading
Peer Workers do not have magic faerie dust but this podcast sheds light on what’s possible and some of what it takes to integrate peer support into clinical settings, even a busy “Emerge” or “ER”…
“Trauma is not what happens to us but what we hold inside in absence of empathetic witnesses”. Peter Levine Continue reading