Implanting rhizomes in vermont: a qualitative study of how the open dialogue approach was adapted and implemented

(September 2020)

Florence AC, Jordan G, Yasui S, Davidson L, Psychiatric Quarterly, 2020; 91(3):681–693.


The Open Dialogue approach was developed in Finland in the 1980s as a form of psychotherapy and a way to organize mental health systems. It has been adapted and implemented in several countries in recent years. This qualitative study sought to explore staff and developers’ experiences with one adaptation of the Open Dialogue approach in the state of Vermont called the Collaborative Network Approach. Read more