A lovely day, just warm enough, the blue sky punctuated by the occasional cloud. Our trees, shrubs, and flowers are just passing full bloom so the yard is awash in color. Its been a while (once again) since I posted. I've thought of posting, even wanted to post. My issue is I have no idea … Continue reading Memorial Day Afterthoughts
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Echos: Polio, Diversity, and the Cold War, Part Two
This is the second of a two-part post. Follow this link to read Part One. Polio was a stealth virus, contagious only until the person carrying it developed symptoms; in spite of this, the households of those who contracted the illness were often quarantined. Overnight, victims and their families might find themselves social pariahs, remaining … Continue reading Echos: Polio, Diversity, and the Cold War, Part Two
Just Therapy Revisited
Just Therapies acknowledge the hardships created by unfair, or unjust, cultural practices. They also encourage clients to create a life that is meaningful, even in the face of brutal social realities. Arising from Indigenous experience, and generalized to marginalized persons everywhere, Just Therapy seeks to be both visionary and good medicine.