Wednesday 11 March 2020 | 10AM-4PM | Hebden Bridge Town Hall | St George’s Street | Hebden Bridge | HX7 7BY

We’ve been asked by Roz Austin to advertise the following workshop:

‘The Practical Handbook of Hearing Voices: A Development Workshop’ will be taking place in the Hebden Bridge Town Hall on Wednesday 11 March.

Presenters include:

  • Assistant Professor Mark Hopfenbeck, ‘Dialogue, values and voices in the creation of the Practical Handbooks for Mental Health’
  • Rufus May and Elisabeth Svanholmer, ‘Mindfulness and hearing voices’
  • Louise Combes, ‘Dramatherapy for people with first-episode psychosis’
  • Dr Kate Quinn and Rufus May, ‘Voice-hearing and cannabis: a harm reduction approach’
  • Dr Roz Austin, ‘Animal-assisted therapy for voice-hearers’. Roz’s border collie puppy Misty will be introduced

All are welcome to attend. A free sandwich lunch will be provided in The Terrace Room.

Ticket prices are as follows:

  • Service-users – suggested donation of £5
  • Those in employment – £15

If you would like to attend, please email Roz to reserve a place.

This workshop is not run by Hearing the Voice. For any enquiries, please contact Roz directly.


 

Timetable:

Morning sessions take place in The Space, Hebden Bridge Town Hall

  • 10.00 am – Roz Austin. Outline of the day
  • 10.10 am – Rufus May and Elisabeth Svanholmer. Creative ways to engage with voices
  • 10.30 am – Roz Austin and Misty (Roz’s puppy that is in training to be a therapy dog). Animal-assisted therapy for voice-hearers.
  • 10.50 am – Mary Coaten. Dance Movement Therapy: an embodied approach
  • 11.15 am – Coffee
  • 11.35 am – Kate Quinn and Rufus May. Voice-hearing and cannabis: a harm reduction approach
  • 11.55 am – Louise Combes. Dramatherapy for people with first-episode psychosis
  • 12.20 am – Kate Quinn and Danny. The awesome metalcore therapy case
  • 12.40 am – Rufus May and Elisabeth Svanholmer. Mindfulness and hearing voices: a practical session
  • 13.05 pm – Lunch provided in The Terrace Room

Afternoon sessions take place in The Terrace Room, Hebden Bridge Town Hall

  • 14.00 pm – Mark Hopfenbeck. ‘Dialogue, values and voices in the creation of the Practical Handbooks for Mental Health’
  • 14.40 pm – Roz Austin and Mark Hopfenbeck (Editors of ‘Practical Handbook of Mental Health’). ‘Developing online resources from the Practical Handbooks for Mental Health’
  • 15.10 pm – Workshop to discuss developing online resources from ‘The practical handbook of hearing voices’
  • 15.50 pm – Feedback and close

Authors who wrote chapters for ‘The practical handbook of hearing voices’ will have the option to undertake short interviews which will be recorded for the ‘Values Based Practice’ website (St Catherine’s College, Oxford University) in The Huddle Room, Hebden Bridge Town Hall.

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