Giving psychosis a voice

Understanding the experiences that
have come to be called psychosis can
allow people the opportunity to
talk about them in relation to their lives.
the programmethe programme

8 March 2012 — Dunston Hall, Norwich

09:30-09:50Welcome address:
Aidan Thomas — Chief Executive
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust

Introduction by Co-Chairs:
Denise Herron — Consultant Clinical Psychologist
West Community and Acute Services, NSFT
Matthew Morris — Locality Manager for Assertive Outreach
(East Suffolk), NSFT
09:50-10:25Jacqui Dillon
10:25-11:00Phil Barker
The myth of medical treatment and how people might be helped to make sense of their experiences
11:00-11:30~ break ~
(refreshments will be served in the main conference room)
11:30-12:05Robin Murray
Can the medical model accommodate the experiences and wishes of people with psychosis?
12:05-12:40Lucy Johnstone
Formulation as a radical alternative to diagnosis
12:40-13:40~ lunch ~
(a buffet lunch will be served in the restaurant)
13:40-14:15Rufus May
Using Creativity to manage extreme states
14:15-14:50Rachel Waddingham
14:50-15:20~ break ~
(refreshments will be served in the main conference room)
15:20-15:55Eleanor Longden
Making sense of voices
15:55-16:30Dirk Corstens
Talking with Voices
16:30-17:00Questions and close

Programme may be subject to change
This event was organised by: Dr Denise Herron - Consultant Clinical Psychologist, West Community and Acute Services, NSFT; Matthew Morris - Locality Manager for Assertive Outreach (East Suffolk), NSFT; Dr David Williams - Clinical Psychologist, East Suffolk Outreach Team; Sara Hyde – Business Manager, Workforce & Organisational Development, NSFT