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Michaela Amering is a Professor of Psychiatry at the Medical University of Vienna, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, with a focus of interest on psychosis and the development of the families` and the users` movements.
She is a founding member of the Vienna Trialogue, which has been going on since 1994.

Her experience includes work in research and community psychiatry in the USA, UK, Canada, Germany and Ireland as well as engagement in international organisations such as ESSP, EPA, WASP, WPA, where she currently serves to facilitate the work of the WPA Advisory group service users and family carers.


She is convinced that the most exciting challenges for mental health research and practice are the concepts created by people with lived experience and is a firm believer in the necessity and the great opportunities of a trialogic approach to mental health and Recovery.

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