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Dr. Rufus May

Clinical Psychologist

Bradford District Care Trust

HQ Phone: +44 1274 228300

Email: r***@***.uk

Bradford District Care Trust

Level 3 Victoria Road

Saltaire, West Yorkshire BD18 3LD

United Kingdom

Company Description

Established in 2002, Bradford District Care Trust provides mental health and learning disability services to the diverse communities of Bradford, Airedale and Craven. Our services are provided across six care groups: ... more

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Background Information

Affiliations

Guest Editor, Guest Editor, Mental Health Activist and INTERVOICE Member
The Independent

Founder
Jacqui Dillon

Education

Ph.D Unusual Beliefs

Web References (198 Total References)


Rufus May | Schizophrenia ...

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Rufus May | Schizophrenia psychologist launches ‘coming off’ psychiatric drugs website Schizophrenia psychologist launches 'coming off' psychiatric drugs website | PsychMinded

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May was given the schizophrenia diagnosis when, aged 18, he lived in a "day-dream fantasy world" and thought he was a spy. Rufus May said his psychiatrist told him he would have to take neuroleptic medication for the rest of his life.
But May - against medical advice - later successfully withdrew from all his medication. He went on to qualify as a clinical psychologist and, aged 38, has since become a key voice promoting a non-medical recovery approach to mental health.
May, who refutes the validity of the schizophrenia diagnosis, fears psychiatry often confuses the withdrawal effects of medication with symptoms of an underlying mental illness.
He has now helped set up comingoff.com, a website providing information on different psychiatric medications, including neuroleptics, antidepressants, Lithium and benzodiazepines.
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Speaking to psychminded.co.uk, May said: "The website is about trying to give people safe and succinct advice.
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May, who experienced compulsory treatment when in a London psychiatric hospital, came off his antipsychotics without professional help and managed to see through the surges of mania and restlessness which accompanied his withdrawal.
He used his friends, and those he met at community centres and churches, to rediscover his social skills and confidence.
After a number of casual jobs, May embarked on a psychology degree and went on to train as a clinical psychologist at the University of East London. He now works with Bradford District Care Trust's assertive outreach team,


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Rufus also has an interest in mindfulness, voice dialogue approaches, conflict resolution communication skills and community development approaches including developing self-help networks.
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Grounding and Centering Trauma, overwhelm and stress of daily life can disconnect us from our bodies.
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Rufus also has an interest in mindfulness, voice dialogue approaches, conflict resolution communication skills and community development approaches including developing self-help networks.
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Grounding and Centering Trauma, overwhelm and stress of daily life can disconnect us from our bodies.
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Publications of Peter Lehmann Publishing Berlin / Eugene / Shrewsbury

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About the editors | ePUB, MobiPocket or pdf | Contents | About the author | Foreword by Rufus May Publications of Peter Lehmann Publishing Berlin / Eugene / Shrewsbury

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Knight, Tamasin: Beyond Belief—Alternative Ways of Working with Delusions, Obsessions and Unusual Experiences, foreword by Rufus May, closing word by Elaine Hewis, 2013 / Information in Greek and Russian


The launch of the Hearing Voices ...

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The launch of the Hearing Voices Qld network is accompanied by a series of workshops around the State by Dr Rufus May, focused on mental health support and recovery. More info here

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8-27 April 2015 - Dr Rufus May 'Living and Working with Voices' Workshops around Queensland. Register here

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