Smile Train

A Single, Solvable Problem

Millions of children in developing countries are suffering from untreated clefts. Most cannot eat or speak properly and aren’t allowed to attend school or hold a job.

Hywel is a supporter of the charity Smile Train who provide comprehensive cleft care to

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Hywel Davies is the Chair of Hearing Voices Cymru. Here are some of the articles written by and about Hywel, his work and life.

Hywel is a member of the IMHCN Board. He is a poet, a philanthropist

Hearing voices and spirituality

Articles on hearing voices and spirituality and related topics.


Spirituality and hearing voices: considering the relation

McCarthy-Jones S, Waegeli A, Watkins J. . Psychosis. 2013;5(3):247-258. doi:10.1080/17522439.2013.831945.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3827668/

For millennia, some people have heard voices that others cannot hear. These have been variously understood as medical, psychological and spiritual phenomena. In this article we consider the specific role

In Time of Change

By Hywel Davies

Reproduced by kind permission of Breakthrough, where it originally appeared in April/May, 1997


Pope John Paul II wrote in a recent book (1) that we are the beginning of an age of “modern Subjectivism”. Recent events in the world of progressive western psychiatry confirm this.

With the pioneering encouragement of the Dutch consultant psychiatrist

“The Madness Of Adam And Eve: How Schizophrenia Shaped Humanity” by David Horrobin reviewed by Hywel Davies

Hywel Davies reviewed the book “The Madness of Adan and Eve: How Schizophrenia Shaped Humanity” by David Horrobin for The Voices Forum in about 2002

This book is an intelligent and courageous text that links mental “illness” and creativity in a radical, articulate and informed manner. Horrobin states that “schizophrenia” has helped the evolutionary ascent of

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