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Dr Lisa Conlan and John O'Donoghue: Writing Well and Writing to Get Well 2
Fri, May 5, 2017, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM BST
Dr Lisa Conlan and John O’Donoghue will be in conversation with Lily Dunn about Creative Writing and Mental Health.
Lisa Conlan is a Consultant General Adult Psychiatrist with the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust. She has an MSc in Philosophy of Mental Disorder from King’s College London and sits on the Royal College of Psychiatrists’ Philosophy of Psychiatry Special Interest Group Executive Committee. Lisa started the psychiatry book group Reading the Mind. She also helped start Art of Psychiatry, a group at The Maudsley Hospital which hosts events exploring the the connection between psychiatry and the creative arts.
John O'Donoghue is the author of Brunch Poems (Waterloo Press, 2009) and Fools & Mad (Waterloo Press, 2014). His memoir Sectioned: A Life Interrupted (John Murray, 2009) was awarded Mind Book of the Year 2010. He lives in Brighton.