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The Finnish psychotherapist Jaakko Seikkula developed a successful method for treating psychosis. The strength of his Open Dialogue method: when someone is in psychosis, the people around them are involved in the treatment from the very first session. Anybody who is important to that person, be it a grandparent, school teacher or neighbour, becomes part of the process.

The Dutch psychiatrist Dirk Corstens took a training course with Seikkula and also uses the method himself. Dirk Corstens is a psychiatrist working in the Dutch province of Limburg, specialised in hearing voices.

Watch the interview with Dirk on Open Dialogue (English subtitles via YouTube)