Talks

2017

2016

  • CBT for voice-hearing: what is it good for? Talk given 12th December 2016, Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London.
  • Hallucinations: the modality problem, shame, and psychological therapies Talk given 27th September 2016 at University of Illinois, Chicago, USA.
  • Hearing voices: more questions than answers. Talk given 22nd June 2016, Department of Biological and Medical Psychology, University of Bergen, Norway.
  • Hearing voices: what do we know, what don’t we know? Talk given 9th March 2016, School of Psychology, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland.

2015

  • Physical health consequences of child sexual abuse. Talk given 27th April 2015 at Silence No More conference, Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • Brain morphology and hallucinations. Talk given 7th April 2015 at Hallucinations Mini Symposium, Utrecht, Netherlands.

2014

  • Gods, brains and people: The histories, causes and meanings of auditory verbal hallucinations. Talk given 25th June 2014 at McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA. USA.

2013

  • Hearing voices: past, present, future. Invited talk given on Friday 27th October 2013 at the 36th National Conference of the Australian Association for Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Adelaide, Australia.
  • Gene-environment interactions and auditory verbal hallucinations. Talk given in May 2013 at St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney, Australia.
  • A brief history of hearing voices. Talk given in May 2013 at the Bloomfield Mental Health Forum, Orange, New South Wales, Australia.

2012

  • Gods, brains and people: The history, causes and meanings of ‘hearing voices’. Talk given on Thursday 13th September 2012, at the Department of Psychiatry, Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, Australia.
  • A brief history of hearing voices. Talk given Thursday 26th July 2012 at the Listening to Voices conference, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia.
  • Considering the evidence for utilising CBT with distressing voices: problems and possibilities. Talk given Friday 29th June 2012 at the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies, Leeds, UK.
  • Gods, brains and people: The history, causes and treatments of auditory verbal hallucinations (‘hearing voices’). Talk given Tuesday 5th June 2012 at the Concord Centre for Mental Health, Concord Repatriation General Hospital, Concord, Sydney, Australia.
  • Gods, brains and people: The history, causes and treatments of auditory verbal hallucinations (‘hearing voices’). Talk given 19th May 2012 at the Schizophrenia Fellowship New South Wales Annual Symposium 2012, Sydney, Australia. Symposium program
  • What do know about auditory verbal hallucinations (‘hearing voices’)? History, neurology and psychology. Talk given 27th April 2012 at the University of Sydney, Australia.
  • Auditory verbal hallucinations (‘hearing voices’): From world to brain and back again. Talk given 18th April 2012 at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.
  • Listening to voices: Where are we in our attempts to help people with distressing auditory verbal hallucinations? Talk given 4th April 2012 at the University of Wollongong, Australia.
  • Gods, brains and people: The causes and meanings of auditory verbal hallucinations (‘hearing voices’). Talk given 22nd March 2012 at Liverpool Hospital, Sydney, Australia. pdf
  •  Auditory verbal hallucinations (‘hearing voices’): Histories, causes and treatments. Talk given 1st March 2012 at the Concord Centre for Mental Health, Concord Repatriation General Hospital, Concord, Sydney, Australia.
  •  A history of hearing voices: what are voices from the past saying to us? Talk given 23rd Feb 2012 at the Voices, Conversations & Transformations conference run by Voices Vic, Melbourne, Australia.

2011

  •  Cognitive neuropsychiatry and auditory verbal hallucinations. Talk given Sept 2011, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia.
  •  What is (are) the phenomenon of hearing voices? What was it? What is it now? What will it be? Talk given Nov 2011, at the Hearing the Voice conference, Durham University, Durham, UK.