This class is limited to participants in Maine’s CIPSS training program. This class counts for one Continuing Education Credit for CIPS in Maine.
About Peter Bullimore:
Pete operates his own training/consultant agency, Asylum Associates, and is the founding member of the Paranoia Network in England. He also holds a teaching and research post at Manchester University and is a published author on issues of voices and trauma.
Workshop content will include:
• History of Paranoia
• What does Paranoia mean to you?
• The role of fear in Paranoia
• Identifying the links between trauma and belief systems?
• The three stages of Paranoia
• Using the three stages (Case studies)
• Triggers & Warning signs
• Working with unusual beliefs
• Decoding beliefs
• Understanding body state information that can trigger paranoia
• Case studies
• Personal experience of recovery
On completion of this training, participants will be able to:
• Take a critical and thoughtful perspective on traditional ways of understanding paranoia & unusual beliefs
• Understand the potential pitfalls of the claims made from other therapies
• Take a respectful and ethical approach to the experience of paranoia & unusual beliefs
• Understand the potential connection between trauma and the experience
• Develop new ways of talking to and working with those that have these experiences
• Identify the 3 stages of paranoia