Beyond Well: Science, Ep.11 – Why Hearing Voices Support Groups Heal

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From Open Excellence: “Beyond Well: Science With Sheila Hamilton is here to explore our understanding of mental health challenges and what we’re learning about ways to help ourselves and others navigate and grow through them.

In this episode, Sheila talks with psychologist and researcher Gail Hornstein, PhD, about her research into what makes the Hearing Voices approach so healing for the people who participate in its peer support groups. She is simultaneously training new group facilitators across the United States and interviewing support group participants to better understand the key elements of the approach that make it so successful in helping people cope and find meaning in the experience of hearing voices and other unusual sensory experiences. She hopes her research will help inspire communities across the nation to fund facilitator trainings and host support group meetings in their neighborhoods and health and social service programs.”

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1 COMMENT

  1. Why is “every” Hearing Voice Group in London ON during “Working Hours”?

    Do people have to be “Disabled” to attend a group?

    Are these groups run by Professionals or Peers?

    Nearby Groups
    Camden Mixed Hearing Voices Group
    Tuesdays, 12.00 – 1.00pm

    Camden Voice Collective 16-25 Group
    Wednesdays, 5.00 – 6.30pm

    Camden Women’s Hearing Voices Group
    Fridays, 2.00 – 3.15pm

    Enfield Hearing Voices Group
    Mondays, 3.00 – 4.00pm

    Hackney I.R.I.E Mind Hearing Voices Group
    Thursdays, 3.00 – 4.00pm

    Hackney Women-Only Hearing Voices Group
    Wednesdays, 3.30 – 5.00pm

    Haringey Hearing Voices Group
    Mondays, 2.00 – 3.00pm

    Islington Hearing Voices Group
    Fridays, 2.15 – 3.30pm

    Lee House Hearing Voices Group (Hackney)
    Fridays, 11.30am – 12.30pm

    Westminster St Mungo’s Broadway Unusual Beliefs Group
    Wednesdays, 11.00am – 12 noon