Events

Creative strategies for peer support engagement

When: June 3, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Where: Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square London WC1R 4RL

Join Sascha Altman DuBrul in this interactive workshop examining an emerging engagement framework being used in peer support communities in the United States. Using tools such as story-telling, interactive discussions, and explicit training on both[…]

Supporting people with unusual beliefs in forensic settings

When: June 21, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Where: Amnesty International UK, 25 New Inn Yard, EC2A 3EA

You may already be aware of the Hearing Voices Group approach, but working with people with beliefs or paranoia can sometimes feel a step further. To talk to people about their beliefs may bring up[…]

Supporting people who self-harm in forensic and detention settings

When: May 22, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Where: Amnesty International UK, 25 New Inn Yard, EC2A 3EA

This course will provide a space for staff to explore ways of understanding and supporting people who self-harm in forensic and detention settings. Self-harm is common, however, staff often struggle with wanting to help but[…]

I is for Insult: questioning “Borderline Personality Disorder”

When: June 17, 2019 @ 10:30 am – 5:00 pm
Where: Brockway Room, Conway Hall, Conway Hall Ethical Society, 25 Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4RL, UK

BOOKINGS VIA EVENTBRITE Workshop This one-day workshop will cover both practical and theoretical approaches to the disputed diagnosis of “Borderline Personality Disorder”, facilitated by someone with lived / living experience of these issues. It aims[…]

Exploring Mindfulness and Voices

When: May 3, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Where: Brockway Room, Conway Hall, Conway Hall Ethical Society, 25 Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4RL, UK

Exploring Mindfulness and Voices Trainer: Andy Phee ABOUT THE WORKSHOP Using mindfulness practice to support others and ourselves A day of practice, exploration and reflection, suitable for hearing voices group facilitators, mental health workers and[…]

Compassion Focused Therapy and the courage of compassionate relating with emotional parts, selves, and voices

When: January 29, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Where: Cardboard Citizens, 77A Greenfield Rd, Whitechapel, London E1 1EJ, UK

CFT and the courage of compassionate relating with emotional parts, selves, and voices Trainer: Charlie Heriot-Maitland ABOUT THE COURSE Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT; Gilbert, 2009; 2010) aims to help people regulate threat-based emotions, experiences, and conflicts by building internal feelings of safeness[…]

Trauma-related Complex Dissociation

When: November 9, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Where: Conway Hall, Conway Hall Ethical Society, 25 Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4RL, UK

MIND IN CAMDEN in association with FIRST PERSON PLURAL present: Trauma-related Complex Dissociation (Origins & Consequences) Trainers – Melanie Goodwin & Kathryn Livingston BOOKINGS HERE Friday 9th November 10am-4.30pm Conway Hall, Holborn ABOUT THE COURSE This[…]

Deconstructing Borderline Personality Disorder

When: September 25, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Where: Diorama Arts Centre, 201 Drummond St, Kings Cross, London NW1 3FE, UK

WORKSHOP:  Deconstructing Borderline Personality Disorder Trainer: Flick Grey BOOKINGS HERE ABOUT THE COURSE There are few diagnoses which raise as strong feelings and controversy as Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)  a label applied predominantly to women,[…]

Advanced Working with Voices (Level 3)

When: December 4, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Where: Amnesty International UK (Conference Room), 25 New Inn Yard, London EC2A 3EA, UK

Those of us who support children and young people who hear distressing or difficult voices are constantly developing, finding new ways to approach voice-hearing with young people and support them towards their self-defined recovery. Each[…]

Supporting Children & Young People who Hear Voices (Level 2)

When: October 23, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Where: Amnesty International UK (Conference Room), 25 New Inn Yard, London EC2A 3EA, UK

Whilst around 8% of children and young people hear or see things around them that other people can’t, only a third of these are distressed by them and seek support. Even those with very distressing[…]