Promoting psychological and social approaches to psychosis

Online Resources

ISPS Australia featured on ABC Radio National

We were delighted to have All in the Mind journalist and radio presenter Lynn Malcom at our Compassion Focused Therapy for Psychosis Workshop 2018. She interviewed our conference keynote Charlie Heriot Maitland as well as board directors Matt Ball and Amanda Waegeli. You can listen to the podcast of the program Compassion therapy for voice-hearing: Sunday 29 April 2018 5:05PM (see below). The program was accompanied by singer, songwriter, voice hearer and board director extraordinaire Amanda’s music Amanda’s Dance, published by Restless Music.

Support for Managing Voices, Visions and Unusual Beliefs


Eleanor Longden: The Voices in My Head 

Compassion Focussed Therapy for Psychosis: Animation illustrating compassion for voices
narrated by Eleanor Longden and Rufus May.

Webinar for ISPS-US – Charlie Heriot-Maitland talks about Compassion for Voices and the benefits of this approach.

Website Links

Gail Hornstein PhD. Gail’s site is an important resource for articles, websites, etc., on personal narratives of disorder, resource guides for coping with voices, delusions, etc.

Hearing Voices Network “Coping with voices” resources.

Hearing Voices Network (HVNA): Hearing Voices Information Booklet – Experts by Experience.

Hearing Voices Network NSW

Hearing Voices Network QLD

Hearing Voices Network WA

The International Community for Hearing Voices

Jacqui Dillon’s Website

Rufus May’s website

National Empowerment Center (NEC) Hearing Voices Self-Help Strategies

Twelve Aspects of Coping for Persons with Schizophrenia By Frederick J. Frese, Ph.D.

Ron Coleman’s Working with Voices website

Voices Vic

Offline Resources

Baker, Paul. (1995). The voice inside: A practical guide to coping with hearing voices. Manchester, UK: Hearing Voices Network

Corstens, D., May, R. and Longden, E. (2007). Talking with Voices: The Voice Dialoguing Manual 

Deegan, Patricia. Coping with voices: Self-help strategies for people who hear voices that are distressing.

Escher, Sandra and Marius Romme. (2010). Children Hearing Voices: What You Need to Know and What You Can Do.

James, Adam. (2001). Raising our Voices: An Account of the Hearing Voices Movement. Gloucester, UK: Handsell Publications.

Romme, Marius, Sandra Escher, Jacqui Dillon, Dirk Corstens, and Mervyn Morris (eds.). (2009). Living with Voices: 50 Stories of Recovery.

Working to Recovery. How to Start and Run a Hearing Voices Group

Working to Recovery. Working with Voices: Victim to Victor Workbook