Resources for practitioners and clients
Access a range of resources from the Voices Clinic to support practitioners in helping clients that hear voices or other similar experiences.
Voices Clinic manual coming soon
We are currently developing a therapy manual for clinicians based on the main therapy approach we use here at the Voices Clinic. Check back here to access the manual when it is completed.
Our most recommended:
We’re currently developing guidelines on how to work with people who experience hearing voices in conjunction with the International Consortium on Hallucination Research. Contact us if you would like to provide input.
- Cognitive behavioural therapy for psychosis (manual)
- Coping strategy enhancement (manual) - see chapter 5 by Nick Tarrier in Psychological Management of Schizophrenia
- Applying cognitive therapy methods to voices
- Applying mindfulness to voices
- Applying acceptance and commitment therapy to voices
- Relating therapy
- Cognitive Therapy for Command Hallucinations (book)
- Cognitive Therapy for Delusions, Voices and Paranoia (book)
- Person-Based Cognitive Therapy for Distressing Psychosis (book)
- A Casebook of Cognitive Therapy for Psychosis (book)
Resources for clients
Online self-guided course
We’re currently developing an online self-guided course to help people living with hearing voices and other experience. Please get in touch with us via email@example.com if you would like to register interest in receiving details once it is launched.
- Self-help book
Overcoming Distressing Voices by Mark Hayward, Clara Strauss and David Kingdon
- Voices Vic
Details of hearing voices peer support groups and events in Victoria
News and forums from the International Hearing Voices Network
- Hearing the Voice
Interdisciplinary research on hearing voices as a phenomenon.
Take part in our research
The clinic conducts a broad range of research on new therapies, on understanding the experience of voices, and on causes, mechanisms and recovery.
We collaborate with Voices Vic and with other international experts on hearing voices.
The research we conduct can involve a range of different methods including interviews, focus groups, questionnaires, computerised tasks and brain imaging.
If you’re interested in participating in research about hearing voices, you can join our research participant registry.
Want to refer a client to the Voices Clinic?
The Voices Clinic has extended its online service and is now operating all appointments using secure online videoconferencing. Referrals do not require a Mental Health Care Plan and can be accepted from any health professional or community mental health worker.
Do you need help with hearing voices?
The Voices Clinic Online offers specialist online video consultation. To make a self-referral, please call +61 3 9214 4840 and leave your contact details or email firstname.lastname@example.org find out about the clinic.
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Contact the Voices Clinic
There are many ways to engage with the Voices Clinic here at Swinburne. Contact the clinic on +61 3 9214 4840, fax +61 3 9214 5260 or email the team via email@example.com.