London Hearing Voices Network Meeting (online)

Posted on 15 February 2022

Speaker will be Sage M Stephanou, Co-Director of Radical Therapist Network

London Hearing Voices Network Meeting

Colonial Legacies: Healing from White Supremacy at the Intersection of Disability, Class and Culture

Content note for references to sickness, cancer, disability, colonialism, domestic abuse, housing, and oppression

Wed, 23 March 2022, 14:00 – 16:30 GMT

We are pleased to welcome Sage M Stephanou as our speaker for this first LHVN Online Network Meeting of the new year!

Through poetry, writing and research, their talk will creatively weave together theory and lived experience, on the ongoing impacts of colonialism on disabled and marginalised bodies within white supremacist systems.

Speaker Biography: Sage M Stephanou

Sage (them/them) is founder and co-director of the Radical Therapist Network, as well as a supervisor, experienced art therapist, educator, group facilitator and community organiser, with a specialism in anti-oppressive therapeutic praxis.

Their work is influenced by lived experience as a trans, disabled, queer, mixed-heritage and working/underclass person. They have a special interest in exploring the liminality of belonging at the intersections of Otherness and its connection to a history of colonization.

Their professional practice is centred around collective care and liberation, power & oppression, disability, social and racial justice, anti-oppression, anti-capitalism and anti-racism. Follow them on Instagram

LHVN Network Meetings

When the London Hearing Voices Network was set up (fifteen years ago) Network Meetings were conceived as peer support for Hearing Voices group facilitators exclusively. Discussion revolved around specific difficulties, or triumphs, in the day-to-day facilitating roles of the facilitators attending.

Since then, the format has evolved. We are now open to anyone interested, and discussions tend to be more focused on the matter presented by the speaker. This meeting (23rd March) will be structured with the speaker first, followed by small group discussions in break-out rooms.

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