Alison Faulkner

Alison Faulkner works as a freelance researcher, trainer and consultant in the mental health field. She has over 20 years experience in social research, and has worked for Rethink, The Mental Health Foundation, the National Centre for Social Research, Mind and The Sainsbury Centre. Alison is herself a mental health service user/survivor, and has written and presented extensively on services from a user perspective and service user involvement in research. She drafted the guidance on service user involvement for the MHRN Service User Research Group, England, and researched and wrote 'The Ethics of Survivor Research' (2004). As a user of servcies, Alison has experienced acute inpatient care, crisis services, psychotherapy and medication.

Books by Alison Faulkner

This is Survivor Research

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There has been a major development in health and social science research: it is now being carried out by people who had previously only been seen as its subjects. At the forefront are people with experience as mental health service users/survivors who have taken a lead in pioneering a new approach to research which is now commanding increasing attention…