Rachel Waddingham

Rai is an Open Dialogue Practitioner, international trainer and has experience of creating, establishing and managing innovative Hearing Voices Movements and influenced peer support-based projects in a range of contexts, including youth, prison, forensic, inpatient and community. She has personal experience of hearing voices, psychosis, trauma, self-harm and hospitalisation. Lived experience, and the collective wisdom developed within the Hearing Voices Network and Survivor Movement(s) are the lenses through which she approaches all of her work. These are her guiding lights. As a trainer, Rai has facilitated courses and workshops in many countries including USA, Ireland, Bosnia, Serbia, Czech Republic, Israel and Australia. Rai is engaged in research and currently undertaking a PhD in survivor knowledge. Attending a Hearing Voices

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