Jeffrey Jamerson, MA and Will Sherwin, MFT discuss Mr. Jamerson’s work with:
- his history developing Expressive Remix with narrative therapy, expressive arts, and digital media arts with foster youth
- the influence of Hip Hop and remix as a metaphor for change work
- using digital media to develop pathways out of poverty
Jeffrey Jamerson, MA in counseling psychology, PhD candidate at CIIS, has worked with foster youth for eighteen years. He is an assistant director of a foster care agency in Southern California. His early work as a filmmaker, DJ, and break-dancer showed him the power of story and creative self-expression. Hoping to create a shift in therapy with children, he has integrated narrative and expressive arts modalities with digital art, which he calls remix therapy. The objective of remix therapy is to re-vision a life story utilizing digital cameras, pictures, music, and voice-over.
Email Jeffrey Jamerson at email@example.com.
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