The Ordinary Wisdom and Shared Power of the psyCommons

Denis Postle has produced a nice explanatory video on the concept and practice of the psyCommons,

” Ordinary Wisdom and Shared Power is the first of several videos about the psyCommons that he is producing.

What is the psyCommons? Around 45% of the UK population have no need of ‘mental health’ services. They work and play, bring up children, and care for the elderly, more or less successfully. What is it they know and do that makes them psysavvy?

Ordinary Wisdom and Shared Power – introduces and defines the psyCommons, an addition to the commons of air, seas, rivers and forests – a commons of vernacular psy knowledge and expertise hidden from us by the mental illness industries and the medicalization of ordinary human distress.

The psyCommons project is a conversation, an ongoing inquiry, to check out developments and contribute to it see ”

Watch the video here:

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