We talked with contributors of Painted Brain, a Los Angeles-based organization that creates lasting community-based solutions to mental health challenges and the impact of social injustice through arts, advocacy, and enterprise.
Travis Heath and Will Sherwin discuss Travis’s work using hip hop and narrative therapy, subverting the systems of academia, police murder of young people of color in the United States, and more.
Will Sherwin facilitated and recorded a conversation about songs evocative of narrative practice principles at the Los Angeles PoMo Gathering, April 9th, 2017 with Charley Lang, Pritika Sehgal, Kerry Thorne, Lucy Cotter, and Larry Zucker.
On this episode Will Sherwin compiled short excerpts from existing podcasts and radio shows from 2005-2015 featuring the voices of narrative therapists.
Katherine shares principles, stories, and critiques from her 17.2 years in child protective services.
Marc and Will discuss the Pixar film Inside Out and the metaphors of the imagination, emotions, and the mind in the film.
Peggy discusses her history with narrative therapy, reclaiming community out of personal catastrophe, and ReauthoringTeaching.com.
Zemeira reads from her piece”The Game of Life” and talks about community mental health in Alameda County, California.
Jeffrey shares stories and principles from his Expressive Remix Therapy, Hip Hop, and his work with youth in foster care.
The team discusses song lyrics and how they’re evocative of narrative therapy principles.
Shoshana and Will discuss narrative therapy, art, drama therapy, and teaching.
Julia and Will discuss selected quotations about narrative therapy.