Madness Radio Interview with Mary Olson on Open Dialogue in Finland

Is a ‘psychotic’ crisis inside one person’s mind — or does it happen between people, in their relationship? Can therapy untangle the web of madness by addressing the family, providers, and entire social network? Smith College social worker and Fullbright scholar Mary Olson discusses the innovative work of Jaakko Seikkula’s Open Dialogue Approach in Finland, which has achieved dramatic success helping people through extreme states labeled ‘psychosis’ and ‘schizophrenia’ — while relying much less on medication and hospitalization. Madness Radio interview with Mary Olson on Open Continue Reading…

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Audio of Talk on Coming Off Psychiatric Drugs at 2009 Hearing Voices Congress – Hall

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Listen to Radio Interviews with INTAR

INTAR member Will Hall is also host and producer of Madness Radio, a Pacifica Network FM radio show heard on several stations around the country. Madness Radio frequently features guests who have participated in INTAR conferences and projects; you can listen to these shows online here. More shows at the Madness Radio website. Continue Reading…

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Voices of INTAR Audio Documentary

Listen to this hour-long audio documentary about INTAR interviewing 13 participants at the 2005 Killarney Ireland gathering. Produced by survivor-advocate Will Hall of www.MadnessRadio.net. You can also use right- or control-click/save as to download the audio file Continue Reading…

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