Last Friday, at the Hearing Voices Café, conversation with Caroline von Taysen on anti-psychiatry, trialogic psychiatry structures (experiencers, family, health professionals), political nuances and drives of the Hearing Voices movement, England, Kenya, the States; How there is no paradise country for the voice-hearer; the Hearing Voices movement in Germany; psychopharmacy and long term thinking, Trieste, guilt, crisis and life.
Coming into the café, bright letters outside, hoping to finally read my Philip K Dick Exegesis, I find two men sitting at the Hearing Voices café table, joyously eating cake and drinking big foamy coffees. Herr Dr. Robert Dorner and a friend. I give them our new printed insert #2 (thanks Alex Gifreu) in the Hearing Voices Café paper, one side with the opening speech of Dr. Marius Romme at the 2014 Intervoice Congress in Thesaloniki, with the title “How to solve the schizophrenia problem”, and on the other side, Heike Hinze’s mirror artwork.
Beautiful, they say. Continue reading Having a great time at the Hearing Voices café, 22-10-14