Accepting and Working with Voices: The Maastricht Approach

  title={Accepting and Working with Voices: The Maastricht Approach},
  author={Dirk Corstens and Sandra Escher and M. A. J. Romme},
In Maastricht, the Netherlands, over the past 20 years psychiatrist Marius Romme and researcher Sandra Escher have developed a new approach to hearing voices, which we will call the ‘Maastricht’ approach, that emphasizes accepting and making sense of voices.1 This approach has become progressively more influential, in Europe, Australia, New Zealand and elsewhere, and has led to voice hearers organizing themselves into networks, empowering themselves and working towards recovery in their own… 
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