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My work spans two areas: psychosis and spirituality, and clinical psychology. Both draw on the research based Interacting Cognitive Subsystems model of cognition, and both seek to bring spirituality into centre stage, founding it in cognitive and other research and theory, and regarding it as a central part of what it means to be human.

Recently I have been developing Comprehend, Cope and Connect (CCC - until recently known as Emotion Focused Formulation Approach, EFFA) in the diverse contexts of Acute, IAPT and Culture Free Adaptation.
See  "ICS Underpinning 3rd Wave CBT" for more details.

 

NEWS!
How to Deal with Anger: a 5-step CBT plan for managing anger and overcoming frustration. (2016 Isabel Clarke),  John Murray Learning 





Our first paper describing and evaluating the Acute Mental Health initiative has been published on line (paper publication to follow).

 David Araci & Isabel Clarke (2016): Investigating the efficacy of a whole team, psychologically informed, acute mental health service approach, Journal of Mental Health,
DOI: 10.3109/09638237.2016.1139065
To link to this article:  http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/09638237.2016.1139065 (or email me via contact page).

Watch out for the second which is a qualitative study of staff reactions. Research on service user feedback is in progress.

 

 

For the Powerpoint of my workshop presented at the ISPS UK Residential Conference - see 'Conferences'

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I will be giving a talk, title: Schizotypy and the Experience of Transliminal Phenomena
at the Royal College of Psychiatrists' Special Interest group in Spirituality Conference:
'
Hallucinations and Spiritual Experiences: Voices, Visions and Revelation’
Date Friday 25th November 2016
Time 10:00 – 16.30
Type Conference
Venue RCPsych, 21 Prescot Street, London E1 8BB
Programme

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 CRAZYWISE CONFERENCE
Exploring Wisdom in Madness

Rotterdam. 02.12.16

I will be chairing and presenting on: Psychosis and Spirituality Re-evaluated.
More Information

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Recent  Events

BPS Transpersonal Section Annual Conference. "Spirituality, Psychology & Wellbeing: Transpersonal Psychology in Practice"

17th - 18th September.Highgate House in Northamptonshire.

Keynote: Psychosis and spirituality - finding your way and helping others (link to powerpoint)

Other keynotes: William Bloom
Glenn Hartelius and Itai Ivtzan
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The Spiritual Crisis Network presents:
 
Release the potential within spiritual crisis
Honouring the Journey and Creating a Sharing, Caring, Containing Community.
 

8th October. 15.00 – 18.00.
 
Consciousness Healing Centre, Stroud
 More Info:
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on 10th October I will be giving a workshop, along with John Wetherell, for Camden MIND

Title: MYSTICISM and MADNESS. Exploring the Threshold.

Details 

Link to powerpoint.


 
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BABCP 44th Anual Conference. Symposium on
Psychologically Informed Acute Care: A Whole Service Approach.
The Emotion Focused Formulation approach in Hampshire, Surrey Borders, Sheffield and Edinburgh.

 15th - 17th June. Belfast. Waterfront Centre.
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 An evening talk for Brighton Soteria:

Soteria in the Pub: Spiritual Crisis – a fresh perspective on unusual states of mind, with Isabel Clarke
January 28th 2016
 
 http://soteriabrighton.co.uk/events/soteria-in-the-pub-unusual-experiences-and-recovery/ 
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XX Annual Course of Schizophrenia.
“IMAGINATION, REGRESSION AND RECOVERY IN PSYCHOSIS

Madrid 26th – 28th November 2015
SPEAKERS

J. Strauss, L. Davidson, P. Lysaker (USA),
I. Clarke (United Kingdom), R. Mezzina (Italy),
M. Hernández Monsalve, G. Lahera (Madrid),
JM. Blanqué, M. Montoro (Barcelona), G. Roldán (Granada),
L. Tost, C. Hdez A. de Sotomayor (Tenerife),
y M. González de Chávez (Madrid)

For the full programme see:
 www.cursoesquizofrenia.com
 
Links to my presentations:
Presentation 1:
Bringing psychosis in from the cold. Seeing anomalous experiencing in the wider context of  human cognition .

Presentation 2:
 “What is real and what is not”. A therapeutic approach to psychosis that takes experience seriously and undermines stigma.





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