Mary Olson, Ph.D. is a family therapist and the founding Director of the Institute for Dialogic Practice in Massachusetts. As a Senior Fulbright Scholar she traveled to Finland in 2001 she discovered Open Dialogue,
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Last week I had the pleasure of interviewing Will Hall, one of the bright lights in the Survivor-led movement that’s advocating for a change in the way mental illness is defined and treated. Will has faced his own struggles with madness and speaks to us about the alternative treatment approaches that have worked for him.
This project started as a cross-cultural exploration of the way severe mental distress is defined and treated. After interviewing close to 20 different psychologist and psychiatrist, we have found some emerging alternatives for mental health recovery.