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4.48 Psychosis, Thursday 8 October 2020, 18:30-20:00

Award-winning Deafinitely Theatre brings its celebrated bilingual approach to Sarah Kane’s lyrical and haunting final play about mental health. Directed by Paula Garfield, 4.48 Psychosis is performed in British Sign Language and spoken English. 

UN[BOX]ED, 7 October 2020, 18:00-19:00

Charlotte Edmonds and Elizabeth Arifien, Founders of Move Beyond Words are joined by Steve Chapman, Artist and Writer, Pennie Aston, Director, GroOops and Kirubel Belay, Dancer and Fashion Stylist discuss challenging perception of Dyslexia through creativity and education. 



Stress and the City, John Binns MBE

John Binns was a high-flying partner at the consultancy firm Deloitte when he started to experience the signs of stress leading to a breakdown. John is now on the board of the charity Mind, a qualified CBT coach, and advises companies on how to improve mental health among their staff. With thanks to John and Headtalks. 

Moving the mind beyond trauma, Josh Dickson

Josh Dickson is a therapist who works with EMDR — eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing — therapy to help clients overcome past traumas. Josh tells us the theories about why stimulating the brain helps it to file away old, painful memories and explains how he uses it in practice. With thanks to Josh and Headtalks. 

No Longer Living a Half Life, Mark and Maddy Austin

When Maddy Austin began to suffer from anorexia as a teenager, her father Mark didn’t know at first how to react. Mark says that until he realised his daughter had a mental illness, it was hard to deal with it properly. They both tell us about the importance of early intervention and treatment for eating disorders. With thanks to Maddy, Mark and Headtalks. 

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