FROM DIAGNOSIS TO DIALOGUE – LOOKING FORWARD TO MEETING EVERYONE AT THE ISPS CONFERENCE

9.00 Tea, coffee and registration

9.15 Introduction and Welcome: Alison Summers, Consultant Psychiatrist, Lancashire

Care NHS Foundation Trust

Plenary Session 1: Alison Summers (Chair) _______________________________

9.30 Jaakko Seikkula, Professor of Psychiatry, University of Jyvaskla, Finland

Title: Challenges in developing Open Dialogue practice

10.30 Discussion session: applying Open Dialogue approaches

11.30 Tea and coffee

Plenary Session 2: Miriam Hodson (Chair) ________________________________

12.00 Lucy Johnstone, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Cwm Taf Health Board

Title: Time to abandon psychiatric diagnosis: Arguing for a formulation-based

approach

1.00 Lunch

Workshop Sessions 1 __________________________________________________

2.00 Choice of 7 parallel workshops

3.30 Tea and coffee

Plenary Session 3: Jen Kilyon (Chair) ____________________________________

4.00 John Read, Professor of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool

Title: Creating evidence-based, humane mental health services: overcoming barriers

to a paradigm shift

Space for discussion & reflection ________________________________________

5.00 Panel discussion

The opportunity to ask questions of all key note speakers, share your reflections and

bring together the day’s learning

5.30 ISPS UK Annual General Meeting

Optional, but we hope that members and potential members will join us.

Open Dialogue in the UK (optional – following AGM)

An opportunity for further discussion with individuals actively involved in taking this

forward.

8.00 Conference dinner

Included in residential conference fees, non-residential attendees please enquire.

Wednesday 17 September 2014

Stamford Court, University of Leicester, Manor Road, LE2 2LH

Plenary Session 4: John Read (Chair) ____________________________________

9.00 Rachel Waddingham, Hearing Voices Network, Mind in Camden & Behind The

Label. Title: On The Edge? Talking about, understanding and living with ‘taboo’ and

‘violent’ voices

10.00 Jim Geekie, Clinical Psychologist, NHS (Lancashire Care)

Title: 10 Tall Tales from my travels: reflections on 15 years working in early

intervention in psychosis.

11.00 Tea and coffee

Workshop Sessions 2 (7 parallel workshops) ______________________________

11.30 Choice of 7 parallel workshops

1.00 Lunch

Plenary Session 5: Rachel Waddingham (Chair) ____________________________

2.00 Marius Romme & Sandra Escher, Association “Living with Voices” Maastricht

Title: Focus on the symptoms instead of on the illness and solve the ‘schizophrenia’

problem

3.00 Tea and coffee

Plenary Session 6: Brian Martindale (Chair) _______________________________

3.30 Arnhild Lauveng, Consultant Psychologist and author

Title: Which words can we use for unspeakable lives? Psychotic symptoms as

symptoms of life and life stories.

Space for discussion & reflection ________________________________________

4.30 Panel discussion

The opportunity to ask questions of all key note speakers, share your reflections and

bring together the day’s learning

5.00 Conference ends

Thursday 18 September 2014

Stamford Court, University of Leicester, Manor Road, LE2 2LH

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