INTAR Conference – Toronto Nov. 3-4 2011 Announced “Challenging Our Understanding of Psychosis and Exploring Alternatives for Recovery”

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Challenging Our Understanding
of Psychosis and Exploring Alternatives for Recovery

November 3 & 4, 2011
University of Toronto, Hart House
Registration and conference details to follow.
Sponsored by INTAR and The Leadership Project.

This conference offers a unique opportunity to hear from a distinguished group of writers, clinical practitioners, researchers, advocates and activists who are foremost in their fields of critical psychiatry, psychology, education, journalism, community development and activism. Their inspiring work on psychosis, depression and recovery puts them in the vanguard of the push to transform mental health care. Join them as they present the case for a new perspective on psychosis, and humanistic, community-based alternatives for recovery.

Our Guests:

Robert Whitaker, “Anatomy of an Epidemic”
Richard Bentall, Ph.D. Deconstructing Schizophrenia
Sandra Escher, Ph.D. Hearing Voices
Dr. Philip Thomas, Critical Psychiatry
Rufus May, Ph.D Unusual Beliefs
Dr. Joanna Moncrieff, Psycho-Pharma Complex
Alisha Ali, Ph.D. Oppression/Depression
Dr. Michaela Amering Trialogue
Joe Goodbread PhD. Process Oriented Psychology
Julie Repper, Ph.D. Social Inclusion
Will Hall MAPW Psychiatric Drugs/Harm Reduction
Maria Haarmans CBT for Psychosis
Dr. Peter Stastny “Crisis or Opportunity”
Ron Bassman, Ph.D. “Inspiration, Hope & Possibility”
and others

Download the preliminary flyer for the event here.

Download Conference Registration form here.

Download Conference Registration package here.

For information: Brian McKinnon at 416 285 7996, ex. 227 bmckinnon@alternativestoronto.org

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