Rachel Waddingham, manager of the London Hearing Voices Project, discusses her personal experience with Hearing Voices groups during an interview at the 2012 World Hearing Voices Congress in Cardiff, Wales.
Waddingham is a trustee of the English Hearing Voices Network and ISPS UK (International Society for Psychological and Social Approaches to Psychosis), a media spokesperson, an international trainer and has over 12 year of experience in the mental health field. She is a voice-hearer and survivor of trauma, who spent more than a decade as a psychiatric patient on high doses of neuroleptic medication. This is latest in a series of interviews which will be featured on MadinAmerica.com
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