Distribution Automatique

Wednesday, August 1

Art as Comfort- the discussion continues on
The New Metaphysical (Nicholas Manning)

Nada said:
"Healing as composition" But she was not sure she believed that.

suzanne said;

"I worked with 70 women
diagnosed with borderline personalitiy disorders
(many of them dual diagnosed with substance abuse
or bipolar)

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"