We are pleased to announce, that the Fourth International Conference on Dialogical Practices will take place in Turin, Italy, from Thursday, October 12 th to Saturday, October 14th.
“… As soon as the baby breathes, he is right away an actor for dialogue. So there is nothing to learn, but it is so elementary that it becomes obvious … ”(Jaakko Seikkula)
The “Open Dialogue” method originates from a passion to find different ways of understanding mental health difficulties and in particular psychotic experiences. Open Dialogue is a network approach to mental health difficulties. It was developed in Tornio, Western Lapland, Finland by Jaakko Seikkula and colleagues in the early 1980’s.
“The dialogical, as Arnkil and Seikkula (2013) say, is not a method or a set of techniques but it is an attitude, a way of seeing, which is based on recognizing and respecting the otherness of the other, and ongoing to meet them.”
About IUSTO, The Salesian University Institute “Rebaudengo” of Turin (IUSTO) is aggregated to the Pontifical Salesian University in Rome. It represents, in Piedmont, the latest achievement of the long tradition of Salesian graduate education in the fields of psychology and education.
- Jaakko Seikkula, Finland
- Tom Arnkil, Finland
- Jim Wilson, United Kingdom
- Peter Rober, Belgium
- Justine van Lawick, Netherlands
- Pavel Nepustil, Czech Republic
Local Organizing Commitee:
- Alessio Rocchi
- Marco Braghero
- Pasquale Busso
- Claudio Tarditi
- Giuseppe Salamina
- Chiara Tarantino
- Raffaella Pocobello
- Nicoletta Foresti
- Nina Saarinen
- Elena Meroni
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