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Bob Sapey commented on Jill Anderson's blog post Teaching critical approaches to depression and anxiety when you are depressed and anxious
"Very interesting blog."
Apr 8
Bob Sapey commented on Jill Anderson's blog post Crazy: the film - new documentary
"I can't see how to view the film?"
Mar 28
Bob Sapey commented on Jill Anderson's blog post Critiquing personality disorder - new book
"That's an interesting book series."
Mar 27
Bob Sapey commented on Jill Anderson's blog post Working with situations of coercive control - tools for supporting people
"THUMBS UP"
Feb 15
Bob Sapey commented on Jill Anderson's blog post Coercive control - tools for supporting practice
"When I first saw the title of this blog I thought it was going to be about control of people in distress by mental health professionals!"
Feb 15
Bob Sapey updated their profile
Feb 13
Bob Sapey commented on Jill Anderson's blog post New UN resolution on mental health and human rights.
"Thanks Jill."
Jul 5, 2016
Bob Sapey commented on Jill Anderson's blog post Open Letter about BBC Coverage of Mental Health
"I'd be interested to read Stephen Fry's reply."
Feb 21, 2016
Jill Anderson liked Bob Sapey's blog post Listening to Voice Hearers viewing notes
Nov 7, 2015
Bob Sapey posted a blog post

Listening to Voice Hearers viewing notes

Listening to Voice Hearers, Viewing NotesListening to Voice Hearers features Kate Crawford, Bob Green and Shaun Hunt.Filmed and edited by Bob Sapey https://youtu.be/LNAuckNrC34 This film features three people who have heard voices for most of their lives and still do. Kate, Bob and Shaun all work with Peter Bullimore as part of the Sheffield Hearing Voices Network and the National Paranoia Network. As part of this work they talk publicly about their…See More
Nov 7, 2015
Bob Sapey posted a status
"I've recently finished and uploaded a film to YouTube called Listening to Voice Hearers. You can view it at http://youtu.be/LNAuckNrC34"
Aug 5, 2015
Bob Sapey commented on Jill Anderson's page July 2013
"I agree that redress in England would be through the Human Rights Act and the status of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities is not superior to this. But the UN convention that my blog draws on is the Convention against…"
Sep 20, 2013
julie gosling liked Bob Sapey's blog post Open Dialogue
Jul 21, 2013
julie gosling commented on Bob Sapey's blog post Open Dialogue
"In Nottingham we have been running a group Open Dialogue Notts for about 18 months - set up by survivors and family members, it also attracts psychiatrists and psychologists and is presently delivering training and awareness to various professional…"
Jul 17, 2013
A blog post by Bob Sapey was featured

Open Dialogue

What would we give for a treatment for first-episode psychosis that led to a 90% reduction in the diagnosis of schizophrenia? In Western Lapland the mental health system achieves this with Open Dialogue, not drugs.I've just finished watching Daniel Mackler's film, Open Dialogue and strongly recommend it for using in mental health teaching. Below is the blurb from the back of the video and it can be bought from wildtruth.net. From the DVD:In the far north of Finland, a stone’s throw from the…See More
Jul 17, 2013
Jill Anderson commented on Bob Sapey's blog post Open Dialogue
"NB There is a trailer here:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aBjIvnRFja4"
Jul 17, 2013

Profile Information

Location (town and country)
Garstang
Institution
Lancaster University
Discipline
Retired social work academic
Areas of interest and expertise
Voice hearing
Critical perspectives
Reason for joining the mhhehub
Been in mhhe for many years
Website:
http://bob-thegreatgiginthesky.blogspot.co.uk/

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Listening to Voice Hearers viewing notes

Posted on November 7, 2015 at 17:21 0 Comments

Listening to Voice Hearers, Viewing Notes

Listening to Voice Hearers features Kate Crawford, Bob Green and Shaun Hunt.

Filmed and edited by Bob Sapey

 

https://youtu.be/LNAuckNrC34

 

This film features three people who have heard voices for most of their lives and still do. Kate, Bob and Shaun all work with Peter…

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Open Dialogue

Posted on July 17, 2013 at 14:14 2 Comments

What would we give for a treatment for first-episode psychosis that led to a 90% reduction in the diagnosis of schizophrenia? In Western Lapland the mental health system achieves this with Open Dialogue, not drugs.

I've just finished watching Daniel Mackler's film, Open Dialogue and strongly recommend it for using in mental health teaching. Below is the blurb from the back of the video and it can be bought from wildtruth.net. 

From the DVD:

In…

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Voice hearing bibliography

Posted on June 1, 2011 at 11:09 0 Comments

I would like to share this annotated bibliography and some book reviews which I have produced for students to use. 

Voice%20Hearing%20Bibliography%20v1.pdf

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At 18:20 on January 28, 2013, julie gosling said…
Hey Bob - thanks for the add - I look forward to some good discussions

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Blog Posts

Helping students adjust to university life

Posted by steve lyon on July 21, 2017 at 15:10 1 Comment

Interestinbg article in this months Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy Journal on using a strengths based approach with new students to help them adjust to the transition and deal with all the insecurities that it brings. Some quite positive effects and seems to meet their initial needs.

I developed an on line package attempting to "normalise" the doubts new students have, it received some positive reviews but not visited as much as I thought it would…

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Crazywise

Posted by Jill Anderson on July 21, 2017 at 14:08 0 Comments

Crazy…or wise? The traditional wisdom of indigenous cultures often contradicts modern views about a mental health crisis. Is it a ‘calling’ to grow or just a ‘broken brain’? The documentary CRAZYWISE explores what can be learned from people around the world who have turned their psychological crisis into a positive transformative experience. …

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Links between mental health academics and student support services

Posted by Jill Anderson on July 21, 2017 at 13:00 0 Comments

Are there close links, in your institution, between people involvement in teaching/learning about mental distress on the one hand, and student support services on the other?  

Do you think such connections are important and, if so, why?

I've recently been involved in a number of discussions about this question and would really value any thoughts.  Please use the comments box or contact me.  Many thanks. 

Strengths based social work with adults

Posted by Jill Anderson on July 21, 2017 at 12:29 0 Comments

In January 2017 the Chief Social Worker for Adults in collaboration with the Social Care Institute for Excellence hosted a roundtable event at SCIE to explore what strengths-based social work with adults, individuals, families and communities really means for practitioners and people using services. 

This report from the workshop extends the call to action around strengths-based social work practice and captures the key points and comments from the group discussions with summaries of…

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The State of Care in Mental Health Services: 2014-2017

Posted by Jill Anderson on July 21, 2017 at 10:21 0 Comments

In 2014,the CQC started its programme of comprehensive inspections of specialist mental health services in England. It has now inspected all 54 NHS mental health trusts in England and all 221 independent mental health services.

This report identifies several areas of concern: 

  • The safety of services
  • Persistence of restrictive practices
  • Access and waiting times
  • Poor clinical information services…

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Well-being and higher education: A Strategy for Change and the Realization of Education's Greater Purposes

Posted by Jill Anderson on July 21, 2017 at 8:21 0 Comments

The newest release from Bringing Theory to Practice, Well-Being and Higher Education explores the multiple connections of well-being to higher education—and why those connections matter for the individual lives of students and those who teach; for the institution; and for whether or not the unique promise of higher education to a democratic society can be advanced . . . and realized.

The volume provides 35 accessible essays including but not limited to the following topics: a…

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Discursive of Tunbridge Wells

Posted by Jill Anderson on July 20, 2017 at 8:32 0 Comments

The Discursive of Tunbridge Wells podcasts - produced by Salomons Centre for Applied Psychology at Canterbury Christchurch University are fascinating and a good teaching/learning resource. 

See recent podcast on …

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Survivor Researcher Network

Posted by Jill Anderson on July 20, 2017 at 8:00 0 Comments

'The Survivor Researcher Network (SRN) aims to provide mental health service users and survivors involved and interested in research a forum for networking, sharing information, and supporting each other. 

We have recently recruited ten volunteers from across the country to join the new Survivor Researcher Network working group. The new group members…

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Wellbeing practitioner posts at Sheffield Hallam University

Posted by Jill Anderson on July 19, 2017 at 11:15 0 Comments

2 wellbeing practitioner posts are now live on the recruitment portal.

There are opportunities for wellbeing  practitioners to join an existing team of multidisciplinary staff:…

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