Brainwaves speaks with PhD candidate and social worker Kath Sellick who is interested in the experience of voice hearing and trauma informed care. kath has just finished conducting research on how Australian mental health services respond to voice hearers who have experienced trauma or sexual assault. For more information on Kath’s research or for resources, please feel free to contact Kath at firstname.lastname@example.org
Panel Operator: Chiara
Interviewers: Terri & Sarah
Dr Neil Thomas, Director National e-Therapy Centre, Swinburne University talks about updates with the SMART Research Project. For more information on the SMART project, visit www.smartinfo.org.au. Neil also discussed the recent International Consortium on Hallucination Research and talks about the different ways in which we think about the experience of auditory and visual hallucinations. For more information about The Voices Clinic, visit http://www.maprc.org.au/voices-clinic.
On today’s show we interview three professional group facilitators. These three guests work with people who hear voices, in support groups created to assist individuals to live successful fulfilling lives despite the presence of voices in their lives.
Ben & Andrea attended The World Hearing Voices Congress 2013 in Melbourne & interviewed Wiremu NiaNia & Dr Allister Bush from New Zealand who work in collaboration to explore partnerships between Maori healing knowledge and European psychiatry.