A COVID-19 Crisis Clinic with Black mental health professionals to respond to community distress credit image Shutterstock A group of therapists and psychologists from the Paris based Collectif PsynoirEs is on call and providing free consultation services to those who are feeling isolated and vulnerable given the current context. The international sanitary crisis and the…Read more Crisis Clinic Covid -19
A radiophonic opportunity came my way recently when I met up with the founder, mover and shaker of Afropolitaine an exciting expressive platform for urban black women in the greater Paris region. Melissa creates content and organises events that impact the lives of a visible but invisible community. It was a pleasure to share a…Read more Afropolitaine
A September Song. 2019. With the foreign and sweet nostalgia of Lotte Lenya. I had not returned to the country of my birth....since my birth. Paris to Frankfurt on the high speed bullet train. Then Frankfurt to GieBe on a regional train. And then on again to Grunberg by local train. Further and further into…Read more The Conference
The year has been very rich in encounters and professional work beyond the borders of the ateliers. I have been involved in publishing a short contribution to an american textbook on mindfulness and horticultural therapy. The foundation of the french professional organisation Federation Francaise Jardins Nature Santé FFJNS of which I am a founding member and…Read more Where is she now?
After a long hiatus in running the sensory awareness workshops for wellness, it was time to return with what I had learned and time to receive in part the gifts of wisdom that others bring to the group work. This session was dedicated to the question of preservation and the impermanent. Arranging cut flowers according…Read more Still Life, still living
The Seasonal Blues. Some are more affected than others by the reduced sunlight hours. Living in an urban environment where we can only hypothesize that Nature's long dormancy is soon coming to an end, we may not notice the stirrings under the earth, the sap rising, the buds swelling. The birds beguiling mating rituals may…Read more Winter Detox