Sunnyvale Community Center, Recreation Center Building, Community Room, 550 E. Remington Dr, Sunnyvale, California
The presentation slides – The MODERN voice hearing South Bay SF FV
Description: Ms Debra Lampshire has heard voices since childhood and spent several decades in Mental Institutions. She discovered a way of getting her voices under control and reclaimed her life, leaving mental health services behind. Her approach has now been adopted by mainstream Mental Health Services in New Zealand and in this presentation she will discuss her approach to dealing with distressing voices and also the current Mental Health environment with an emphasis on Recovery
Bio: Debra has an extensive background as a mental health educator and as consultant providing Service User advisory services. Debra is also Project Manager for the psychological interventions for enduring mental illness project in Auckland district health board. Debra developed the consumer-clinician alliance to co-facilitate therapeutic groups for people who hear distressing voices and training to clinical staff in her innovative and internationally renowned approach to voice hearing.