My Beautiful Book Tour 2022

My Beautiful Psychosis

My Beautiful Psychosis was published by Aeon Books on World Mental Health Day 2020 but I have been unable to realise my dream of travelling around in a campervan, giving talks and sharing my story…until NOW!

1st May – ONLINE

The ISPS US Book Club (International Society for Psychological and Social Approaches to Psychosis) read and discussed My Beautiful Psychosis throughout the month of May. This included an ISPS US webinar with Gogo Ekhaya Esima which you can see here.

4th May – LONDON

Peer Supported Open Dialogue Conference

Regent Hall, 275 Oxford Street, London

Author and filmmaker Emma Goude, filmed the conference as part of a Green Lane Films documentary about Peer Supported Open Dialogue.

Watch the highlights of the day on YouTube.

Don’t forget to SUBSCRIBE to the channel and put your notification bell on so you don’t miss the documentary release.

10th May – EXETER

Exeter Library Mental Health Fair

As part of Mental Health Awareness Week, Exeter Library partnered with Recovery Devon to host a mental health awareness fair promoting support services available in the Devon area.

Signed copies of My Beautiful Psychosis were available on the Recovery Devon stall in the foyer.

1291 passed through the fair and about 300 conversations or connections were made in total.


Northumberland Library Health and Well-being Group

Author Interview and Q&A hosted by Diane W Wright, Senior Librarian at Berwick Library and

interviewer Vicki Atkinson from Northumberland Library Health and Well-being Group

11th May – ONLINE

ISPS-US Webinar (International Society for Psychological and Social Approaches to Psychosis) discussing the value of “working through” extreme or psychotic experiences, instead of suppressing them with Gogo Ekhaya Esima.


Soteria London Fundraiser walk for the Soteria Network.

To former High Beach Asylum, where poet John Clare stayed, followed by a pint at the Owl Pub

Author readings from My Beautiful Psychosis and signed copies available.

Soteria UK is a part of an international network promoting the development of drug-free and minimum medication therapeutic environments for people experiencing ‘psychosis’ or extreme states.


14th June – ONLINE

Imperial College London Lunchtime Virtual Talk Series

Dr. Russell Razzaque introduces Open Dialogue at the Division of Psychiatry’s weekly webinar

This is part one of a two part event, followed by a talk from Emma Goude on 11th October.


23rd July – GODALMING

Magical, Musical, Mystery Tour Through My Beautiful Psychosis plus book signing.

At A Novel Idea, 9 Queen Street, Godalming

All proceeds from the bookshop go towards Catalyst, a not for profit organisation, providing a range of services and support for people in Surrey.

Click here to watch the VLOG on my YOUTUBE CHANNEL

30th July – EWES

Lewes Library, Styles Fld, Friars Walk, Lewes

Author Talk, reading and Q&A followed by an opportunity to get your signed copy of My Beautiful Psychosis.

Click here for VLOG on my YOUTUBE CHANNEL


24th September – SOUTHAMPTON

Writing for Mental Health Workshop at October Books, 189 Portswood Rd, Southampton

October Books is Southampton’s premier independent bookshop; local and ethical. It is owned and controlled by staff, members and customers, in the heart of Portswood’s independent high street.


11th October – ONLINE

Imperial College London Lunchtime Virtual Talk Series

12pm–1pm The Division of Psychiatry with staff from Central and North West London & West London NHS Trusts

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