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27-04-2018 03:57 PM - edited 07-05-2018 03:37 PM
For this Topic Tuesday we will have Special Guest @Georgie_Paulik from our partner organisation Perth Voices Clinic joining the discussion around your experiences of hearing voices, the impact this has and management tips.
With Georgie’s wealth of experience, this will be a very interesting and insightful night! We are really looking forward to having everyone involved!
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15-05-2018 07:00 PM
Hello and welcome everyone!
Great to have you here tonight. As you will have seen we have special guest @Georgie_Paulik here with us from Perth Voices Clinic for this discussion on hearing voices. Without further ado, I am going to hand over to Georgie and let her introduce herself!
15-05-2018 07:01 PM
Hi everyone. I am thrilled to be invited today to be the special guest on this incredibly important topic – hearing voices. My name is Georgie. As you will have read, I have dedicated my carer to working with voice hearers, both as a therapist and as a researcher. I am also a strong supporter of the peer support movement and Hearing Voices Network and was on the initial steering committee for both the WA and NSW HVN. Although I am not a voice hearer myself, I sometimes hear voices and see visions when I am waking from sleep. Sometimes these can be really frightening, other times (though less so) they can just be funny, like seeing Craig Mclachlan (80’s Neighbours star) at the foot of my bed. I really look forward to lots of interesting discussion today!
15-05-2018 07:03 PM
Hi everyone! Been looking forward to this
15-05-2018 07:06 PM
@Smashpea great name Smashpea
15-05-2018 07:07 PM
Hi my name is Soraya, i've been a voice hearer for 30 years with both positive and negative voices. I've also volunteered and worked with other voice hearers for the last 6 years
15-05-2018 07:08 PM
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