Rufus May has worked as a clinical psychologist in adult mental health services for 19 years.
He provides training and consultancy in recovery and integrative based approaches to psychosis and other mental health problems.
Areas of interest
- Creative and holistic Approaches
- Thai Boxing
- Hearing Voices Network
Rufus has an international reputation for training people in holistic and recovery based approaches to mental health problems, having carried out work in the United States, Australia, Canada, Spain, Italy, Denmark, Germany, Switzerland, Norway and Holland.
His interest in psychological approaches to psychosis and recovery is rooted in his own experiences of psychosis and recovery in his late teens. He has written a number of articles and book chapters and his work was featured in the English Channel 4 documentary ‘The Doctor who hears voices’.
“Dr Rufus May’s remarkable story inspired The Independent on Sunday’s campaign for better treatment of the mentally ill.”
-Julia Stuart- The Independent newspaper
Rufus also has an interest in mindfulness, voice dialogue approaches, conflict resolution communication skills and community development approaches including developing self-help networks.