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“An Auto-Ethnogrpahic Study of Open Dialogue: The Illumination of Snow”

” This is the best paper I have read in my role as a reviewer for Family Process.” Lead Reviewer of Family Process


Madness Radio: Open Dialogue Alternative Mary Olson


The document, “The Key Elements of Dialogic Practice in Open Dialogue” (Olson, Seikkula, Ziedonis, 2014).


Mary Olson on Dialogic Practice and the Open Dialogue Method

The International Network for the Treatment of Psychoses, founded by Tom Andersen
National Empowerment Center
Open Dialogical Practices


IDP-Trained Community-Based Open Dialogue Teams in the United States

Advocates, Inc.
Framingham, Massachusetts.
Contact: Christopher Gordon, M.D. Medical Director
cgordon@advocatesinc.org or 508-628-6652
Brenda Miele Soares, LICSW, Director of Psychiatric Rehabilitation bmiele@advocatesinc.org or 508-628-6300

Counseling Service of Addison County
89 Main Street
Middlebury, Vermont 05753
(802) 388-6751
Contact: Alexander Smith, M.A.. Director of Community Rehabilitation and Treatment Services. asmith@csac-vt.org

The Boston Dialogic Center


Lynn Hoffman, Aliveness and the Timeless Way of Helping

Trailer for “OPEN DIALOGUE” An Alternative Finnish Approach to Healing Psychosis

Peter Rober’s final speech in Leuven 2013

Chimamanda Adichie and “The Danger of a Single Story”

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Clinical Associates

What People Are Saying

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Dialogic Practice The Institute is the only North American teaching facility that specializes in providing world-class training in Open Dialogue and Dialogic Practice delivered by the field’s leading experts and developers.

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It felt like a privilege to be here. To have access to your (Mary’s) knowledge and passion for Open Dialogue and the minds and experience of Markku and Jaakko over this last year has inspired a great deal of hope for the future of people needing the love and understanding contained in this beautiful practice.

Keith Scott,

Level I Graduate – IDP

Director of Recovery and Peer Support Advocates, Inc.