Soteria House and Open Dialogue Therapy

  • Patrick D. Hahn


This chapter describes two modern-day humanistic approaches to treating schizophrenia with a humanistic, client-centered approach and minimal use of neuroleptic drugs: Soteria House in the United States and Open Dialogue Therapy in Finland. This chapter features an interview with Jaako Seikkula, Professor of Psychotherapy at the University of Jyväskylä and one of the founders of Open Dialogue.

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  • Patrick D. Hahn
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  1. 1.BiologyLoyola University MarylandBaltimoreUSA

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