Stephen Hadfield delivers an insightful and amusing talk about the history of mental health care in the UK.
Drawing upon his own experiences from working in a Victorian 'asylum' in the 1970s to his present work as a counsellor and psychotherapist, Stephen explains how we have arrived at where we are now and what the future may hold.
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Stephen Hadfield unravels the mysteries and gobbledygook surrounding the world of 'talking therapies' in an entertaining and informative way with time for questions and answers at the end.
Stephen struggled with type 1 diabetes which he developed as a young man training in psychiatric nursing in the 1970s. Despite his health problems, he retrained in the law and pursued a long career as a medical lawyer until, at the age of 49, he suffered an almost fatal heart attack.
Starting again, Stephen took his skills and experience and returned to University to retrain as a counsellor and psychotherapist.
In between his work and speaking engagements, Stephen finds time to write novels and to travel around Europe in Hannibal, his 1969 Volvo Amazon.
'funny and inspiring!'. Dr Peter Wilson
'What a remarkable man'. Mrs KP
'I saw Stephen privately after attending one of his talks and I have to honestly say that he changed my life and helped me feel good about myself again following a serious car accident'. Robert Vincent PhD
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