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On this episode Will Sherwin talks with Danielle Drake, MA from the San Francisco Bay Area. Danielle performs two of her spoken word poems, we discuss African-centered psychologies, her journey to becoming a clinical psychologist, song lyrics evocative of therapeutic principles, teaching narrative and expressive arts practices at CIIS, sky-diving and more!
Danielle is on the core faculty of the California Institute of Integral Studies’ Expressive Arts Program in San Francisco, CA. She is also a PhD. candidate at the Fielding Graduate University in Santa Barbara. Her dissertation is entitled, “Spirituality and Creativity Among Culturally Empowered African-Americans: A Legacy of Empowered Community Liberation.”
Danielle Drake can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org and she would love to hear your reflections.
[35:19} “The challenge mindset” from the book:
by Ferdinand Jones, Arthur C. Jones, ed.
[39:36] “I feel the other, I dance the other, therefore I am.” — Leopold Sedar Senghor.
[47:32} Gregory Porter — “Painted on Canvas”
[1:10:27] “The will to adorn”
[1:11:48] Outkast — “So Fresh, So Clean”
[1:16:01] Carolyn Malachi — “Beautiful Dreamer”