The Tidal Model

Developed from the work of Phil Barker and Poppy Buchanan-Barker, the Tidal Model is a different philosophical approach to the art of helping people with mental health problems.

A filmed example of holistic interview is followed by a group of service users discussing each of the ten Tidal Model Commitments in turn.

Jack's story
Commitment 1: Valuing the voice
Commitment 2: Respecting the language
Commitment 3: Developing genuine curiosity
Commitment 4: Becoming the apprentice
Commitment 5: Revealing personal wisdom
Commitment 6: Knowing that change is constant
Commitment 7: Using the available toolkit
Commitment 8: Crafting the next step beyond
Commitment 9: Giving the gift of time
Commitment 10: Being personally transparent

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