I’ve previously written about the possible role of compassion focused therapy in helping people relate better to problematic voices, in my posts Could compassionate self talk replace hostile voices?, Feed Your Demons!, and A Paradox: Is Our System for Responding to Threats Itself a Threat?
I’m happy to see more interest being taken in this kind of approach, and a video has just become available which, in 5 minutes, very coherently explains how a compassion focused approach can completely transform a person’s relationship with their voices and so transform the person’s life!
The video is an animation developed by Charlie Heriot-Maitland working with Eleanor Longden and Rufus May who do the voiceovers. Check it out, let me know what you think:
(You can also go straight to www.compassionforvoices.com and give feedback to the people who made the video.)
You can learn more about compassion focused therapy at the following workshop which precedes our ISPS International Conference:
Compassion Focused Therapy for Recovery after Psychosis, with Christine Braehler 18th March 2015, ISPS Conference workshop, New York, US. http://www.isps2015nyc.org/pre-conference-workshops