Drawing out the self: an interdisciplinary approach to mental health | Tuesday 30 September 2014, 6.30pm
Drawing out the self: an interdisciplinary approach to mental health
Tuesday 30 September 2014, 6.30pm
A panel discussion with psychiatrist Dr Dele Olajide, expert by experience, artist Dolly Sen and Jo Van den Bosch Professional Lead for Arts Therapies, chaired by Helen Shearn, Head of Arts Strategy at SLaM.
7.00pm Presentations and open discussion
Is head of Arts Strategy, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLaM), working to develop the arts in mental health, wellbeing and recovery. A former art and design teacher, Helen is also a qualified senior Occupational Therapist, with a postgraduate diploma in arts policy and management.
Is a Londoner and a writer of over ten books, an exhibited artist, a filmmaker with commissions from the Royal Academy and the Barbican, and an expert by experience trainer and speaker, most recently at the World Health Organisation in Geneva. She is currently training to be an occupational therapist.
Jo-Anna van den Bosch
Is the Professional Lead for Arts Therapies and consultant Dramatherapist, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust. She has undertaken research on older people suffering with psychosis and personality disorders. She is a consultant Dramatherapist in older adult in patient and outpatient’s settings. She led on the successful War Horse Dramatherapy collaboration with the National Theatre. Featured on Channel 4’s Bafta award winning series Bedlam.
Dr Dele Olajide
Is a biopsychosocial psychiatrist who works as a Consultant Psychiatrist at the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust where he is responsible for an adult inpatient unit in the Psychosis Clinical Academic Group. He is also the Trust Caldicott Guardian, a member of the Board of Governors of the Trust and SLaM’s Arts Strategy Champion. Dr Olajide collaborated in the production of Bedlam, a two year project between SLaM and C4 which produced an award winning four part documentary series featuring SLaM patients and staff.