Jacqui Dillon is a writer, activist, international speaker and trainer.
She has personal and professional experience, awareness and skills in working with trauma and abuse, dissociation, ‘psychosis’, hearing voices, healing and recovery.
Jacqui has lectured and published worldwide. She is a skilled facilitator in complex learning environments.
Jacqui has a track record of creating and sustaining user centred initiatives and of affecting change at all levels. Jacqui is also a voice hearer.
The Beck Road Alliance (BRA) exists to support survivors of organised childhood sexual abuse on Beck Road, Hackney, and ALL survivors EVERYWHERE, to share their testimonies of surviving childhood sexual abuse. BRA believes that by sharing our experiences, we’re showing the world that the reality of childhood sexual abuse is a global epidemic, which profoundly effects girls […]
‘I went from a whole, healthy little girl into a shattered mind’ ~ Abuse as a catalyst to psychosis Dr Eleanor Longdon ~ Voices can be recruited as part of the healing journey. Talking with your foe ~ Rai and Dirk explore the power of dialogue with the adversarial voice Psychiatrist Sir Robin Murray in […]
7 July 2017, 10 am – 4.30pm, registration from 9.30am Hackney House, 25-27 Curtain Road, Hackney, London, EC2A 3LT https://madness-london.eventbrite.co.uk This unique, one day event, featuring Jacqui Dillon and Rai Waddingham (recently featured on BBC Horizon: Why Did I Go Mad?), explores experiences often dismissed as symptoms of serious mental illness: voices, visions, paranoia, unusual beliefs […]
2nd May, 2017, BBC 2 9PM, See: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006mgxf For hundreds of years, psychiatry has treated voices and hallucinations as an enemy – regarding them as ‘insanity’ or ‘madness’ and seeing them as something to be quashed and even frightened of. But today, new scientific and psychological insights into how the brain works are leading to a radical rethink […]