Wilma Boevink (The Netherlands)
Wilma Boevink, PhD, is a social scientist and an experiential expert, affiliated to the psychiatry division of University Utrecht in the Netherlands. She wrote her thesis on Recovery, Empowerment and Experiential Expertise of persons with severe psychiatric disorders (Planting a tree – Trimbos- instituut). She is founder of the recovery movement in her country and the professional association of experiential experts.
Wilma Boevink published several articles and books on the experiences of long term mental health inpatients and their (often hidden) knowledge.
Plenary session:Keynote Towards Recovery 2.0.