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.
Fresh ideas and different perspectives on what clinicians call “psychosis” – but you don’t have to – and put together by people who’ve been there and wanted to share some of what they learned from their experiences. You don’t have … Continue reading
Part of ongoing capacity-building and awareness raising work in Durham Region in partnership with Durham Mental Health Services, CMHA Durham and Ontario Shores. Join Kevin Healey and Dave Umbongo part presentation , part dialogue and part Q&A in – Whitby, Thursday … Continue reading
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
Very pleased to announce this new workshop specifically designed for experienced clinicians, Approved by Ontario Psychological Association and offered through Oshawa Psychotherapy Training Institute. Facilitators: Kevin Healey … Continue reading
Look it up and you’ll find all kinds of nonsense up/downloaded as answer to that question, most commonly: “Loss of contact with reality.” What does that even mean? For sure, whoever says that to you most assuredly has. Truth … Continue reading
With the kind of fervour that only attaches to false certainty we tell ourselves that which we call “psychosis” is a thing separate from anything else, a thing separate from us, a thing we understand and a thing we know … Continue reading
Psychotic experiences, everybody has them and so do you!
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What is “psychosis” ? we pretend it’s a fixed thing with clear boundaries, yet it is its not. We pretend its a thing that some of us have and some o us don’t never will. We do a lot of … Continue reading
More research telling us what we already know – lack of sleep can lead to your world starting to look and feel very strange, and people treating you as less than human- it is after all the the basis if … Continue reading