Entries by Rai

Beck Road Alliance – Share Your Testimony

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 […]

Soundcloud Clips from ‘Why Did I Go Mad?’

‘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 […]

Voices in the dark: Mosaic Science Podcast

Taken from the Mosaic Science Podcast podcast site: https://mosaicscience.com/story/hearing-voices This documentary is also available on the Mosaic podcast through iTunes, RSS, SoundCloud and wherever good podcasts are found. We all have an inner voice. But for some, hearing voices can be much more distinct and unusual. Adam has a voice with a unique name and identity. Jacqui […]

Sanity, Madness and the Family – Audio Clip

If you’d like to hear my talk at this event, check out: http://backdoorbroadcasting.net/2015/04/sanity-madness-and-the-family-family-life-an-urgent-retrospective/ Details on the event: It is just over 50 years since the publication of Sanity, Madness and the Family, R.D. Laing’s and Aaron Esterson’s groundbreaking study of ‘schizophrenia’ in 11 young women. Birkbeck Research in Aesthetics of Kinship and Community (BRAKC) and the […]