Play Therapy: The Sacred Space  — Art of Social Work

“So what do you do for a living?” The mundane, conversation-starter question that all of us have faced and asked others from time to time. The funny thing about answering that question when you are child therapist who practices play therapy, is that many people aren’t sure how to respond. Sometimes I’ll get an […]

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Hurt, Sick, Invisible: On the Importance of Theorizing Pain and Sickness through a Color-Conscious, Class-Conscious Lens — brianna suslovic

Earlier this week, the Virginia Quarterly Review article “Grand Unified Theory of Female Pain” (Leslie Jamison, 2014) came across my newsfeed. I read this piece on my commute to work (I’m a social work intern in an inpatient psychiatric hospital unit), immersing myself in pages and pages of examples of female pain. That female pain, Jamison […]

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