Mad Economy is proud to present Ivan Barry as a featured blogger. Ivan has worked for almost twenty years in various mental health support and recovery roles in hospitals, prisons and community settings.
He has helped to set up and facilitate support groups for voice hearers in Coventry, England, Madison, Wisconsin, USA and until 2011 in Edinburgh, Scotland. He has also given interviews and talks on BBC Radio, local radio in Scotland and last year on Iceland’s´ National TV News.
Ivan has a particular passion for doing more to help those who hear challenging voices and gives talks and occasional workshops on reducing stigma and raising awareness of the normality of voice hearing and better ways of understanding and coping with these experiences.
If you would like Ivan to come & give a talk or provide a workshop skills session for your staff, please contact him at: firstname.lastname@example.org for further details.