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Bookings Are Now Open

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The 2011 World Hearing Voices Congress & Intervoice Meeting is taking place in Italy between 1st and 3rd September.

The congress theme this year is ‘Living With Voices – Paths To Recovery’ and it is sure to be a wonderful and inspiring event.

The Congress is open for bookings now, and the organisers recommend booking early to secure accommodation.


Presentations (morning)

  • Epidemiological research on voices
  • Emancipatory pride as crucial factor in the recovery process
  • Freedom as participation: a user led research on the recovery of voice hearers
  • Using medications wisely and coming off medication
  • Recovery factors; or what helps and what doesn’t
  • Emergency strategies to cope with voices

Workshops (afternoon)

  • Exploring the relationship between voices and life history
  • Support during psychotic episodes
  • Recovery processes (of voice hearers, professionals and family members)
  • Coping strategies (voice dialogue, relaxation techniques and yoga, talking to aggressive voices)
  • Hearing voices groups: freedom and structure

Languages of the Congress are English and Italian (with simultaneous translation of plenary sessions)

For more information

Download the flyer:

2011 World Congress Flyer

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