Art as Comfort- the discussion continues on
The New Metaphysical (Nicholas Manning)
"Healing as composition" But she was not sure she believed that.
"I worked with 70 women
diagnosed with borderline personalitiy disorders
(many of them dual diagnosed with substance abuse
I gave them amulets
from my medicine pouch
in the form of stories
made up specifically for them;
I told them
their "disorder" was really a perceptual one
and then they worked on altering their perceptions
off all meds
seldom calling the crisis line"