Scientific Committee


Chair: BrenBrenda Happellda Happell, Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Newcastle; Director, Happell Consulting, Australia







Marjo Kurki, PhD, Senior Researcher, University of Turku, Department of Child Psychiatry, Finland





Kaisa Mishina, PhD, Senior Researcher, University Teacher, Research Centre for Child Psychiatry, Department of Nursing Science, University of Turku, Finland







Nynke Boonstra, Professor for the Research group Care and Innovation in Psychiatry at NHL Stenden University of Applied Science in Leeuwarden, The Netherlands






Linda Kronenberg, PhD and Nurse practitioner at Dimence Group, Mental Health Care Centre, Deventer, The Netherlands








Goossens, P.J.J., Nurse practitioner / senior researcher at Dimence Group, Mental Health Care Centre, Centre for bipolar disorders, Deventer, The Netherlands and  Visiting Professor Mental Health Nursing at University Centre for Nursing and Midwifery, Department of Public Health and primary care , Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent, Belgium







Frank Reilly, Director The Scottish Recovery Network, Honorary Research Fellow, The School of Social Work and Social Policy, Strathclyde University, part-time PhD student Strathclyde University, Scotland





Chris Wagstaff, PhD, Senior Lecturer in University of Birmingham, UK









Secretary: Lauri Kuosmanen, PhD, RN, FEANS, Professor, University of Eastern Finland, Finland; Senior Expert, Evipro, Finland