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Open Dialogue supports the value of including families and carers from first meeting

YouTube clip on Open Dialogue supports the value of families and carers in early intervention and treatment of onset psychosis.

Dr. Jaakko Seikkula, PhD, professor of psychotherapy at the University of Jyväskylä in Finland.

Dr Seikkula speaks about his work with Finnish Open Dialogue and the value of engaging social networks in crisis situations, the development of the Finnish Open Dialogue approach, the idea that there is meaning behind psychosis, and some unexpected benefits in Western Lapland of including family members in therapy with people experiencing psychosis.

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