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Professional Empathy and a Duty of Hope

Nell Hardy is an actor, writer and theatre facilitator with lived experience of homelessness and mental health hospitalisation. Her new company Response Ability Theatre works with trauma survivors and care providers to improve communicative confidence and general wellbeing in both groups, and led our discussion on overcoming the barriers to empathetic communication with people

By |2021-11-16T11:57:20+00:00November 15th, 2021|Disruption Diary|0 Comments

Professional Empathy and a Duty of Hope with Nell Hardy

We're excited to announce our next Conversations that Challenge event. This time around we will be diving into the topic of professional empathy and the duty of hope. The Conversation will be led by Nell Hardy and we can't wait! Who is Nell? Nell is an actor, writer, theatre-maker and facilitator with lived experience of

By |2021-10-27T09:26:13+01:00October 26th, 2021|Events|0 Comments

My Ongoing Battle with the Authorities! What a life? Part Two

Accessing Housing Support For those of you who read part one and stuck around, hello, and for those who are new here why not check out part one! Now, allow me to provide an insight into the battle that is my housing situation. I have been residing in a shared private-rented property in Wood Green,

By |2021-10-08T19:00:36+01:00October 8th, 2021|Uncategorised|0 Comments

My Ongoing Battle with the Authorities! What a life? Part One

Accessing Mental Health Support My name is Ashvin Gukhool and I am a 41 year old gentleman (or should I label myself as a 41 year old mental health sufferer as that's how the system treats me!). This is the first part of a true account of my struggles and experiences living in squalor in

By |2021-10-08T18:49:11+01:00October 8th, 2021|Uncategorised|0 Comments

How to make enemies and alienate people

Why we need to talk more about how ends justify the means In discourse around public finances and the continued, rather impressive ability, of this current government to blame a previous (but three) Prime Minister’s administration for their austere state; something you often hear is that the ends justify the means. George Gideon Oliver Osborne

By |2021-10-19T12:59:16+01:00June 25th, 2021|Disruption Diary|0 Comments

Conversations that Challenge – Risk. What are we really afraid of and who are we really protecting?

Risk - what are we really afraid of and who are we really protecting? Going through a tough time means facing a multitude of risks but also being labelled as the risk. The full force of the risk management process is felt as people are traumatised through being asked dehumanising questions and are robbed of

By |2021-07-15T17:09:44+01:00June 18th, 2021|Events|0 Comments

Awkward Questions

Awkward Questions In my capacity as an autism commissioner across health and social care, I spoke to the mother of a 17 year old girl with autism, who was out of school, self-harming and suicidal. She was too anxious and depressed to leave the house; she barely spoke. Soon after starting senior school, she fell

By |2021-10-19T12:59:44+01:00June 15th, 2020|Disruption Diary|0 Comments

What’s next

  • You believe that systems surrounding tough times need to change
  • You are open to new ideas, even the big scary ones!
  • You want to connect with others who have an appetite for change