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“Suicide Narratives”: Healing through knowing
Wednesday, 16 June 2021
Online via Zoom
— details to be sent to registrants in advance
3.00pm - 4.00pm
Matt Ball, Humane Clinic, Adelaide
This seminar will discuss the “Suicide Narratives” approach which seeks to understand a person’s unique phenomenological reality and their current experience that life is unsustainable.
Matt Ball is a Nurse Practitioner and Psychotherapist and founder of Humane Clinic, Adelaide.
Matt teaches and consults nationally and internationally on humane approaches to working with a person in distress. Humane Clinic offers an alternative to pathologising and diagnosis-led mental health systems.
Matt was awarded Australian Mental Health Nurse of the year in 2017, he has developed the Dissociachotic Framework (https://www.humaneclinic.com.au/dissociachotic) as an alternative understanding of extreme states and more recently published on the Suicide Narrative approach (https://www.humaneclinic.com.au/suicide-narratives).
In 2021, Matt will lead the team opening the Just Listening Community, a community-led alternative environment for people in distress (www.justlistening.com.au).
VTMH seminars are open to individuals, from all disciplines and working in all sectors, who are based in Australia and interested in diversity and mental health.