Sun, May 26, 2019

3rd International Mental Health Meeting of Romao de Sousa Foundation


Start date: 19 Nov 2018
End date: 24 Nov 2018


Romão de Sousa Foundation, together with NOVA Institute of Philosophy (IFILNOVA), are organizing an international scientific meeting in Portugal, under the following theme:

3rd International Mental Health Meeting of Romão de Sousa Foundation

Open Dialogue and Reflective Processes in Mental Health

working with families, communities and networks

The meeting will take place in Lisbon on the 24th of November 2018, preceded by a number of practical workshops on the 23rd of November (please see the recently lunched website

The international meeting will be preceded by a 3-Day training event called “Living Learning Experience”, chaired by Professor Rex Haigh (UK NHS and University of Nottingham).

Following that, we will have a day dedicated to discussion around “Open Dialogue and Reflective Processes” on which we would like to include different traditions such as the Finish Treatment System “Open Dialogue”, the Therapeutic Community tradition and philosophy, as well as other phenomenological and reflective processes.

Professor Jaakko Seikkula from the Finish Open Dialogue system is already confirmed as a Keynote speaker.

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