• Tuesday 10-10:30am
Genre: 
Public Affairs

 

An innovative program about Mental Health.

 

Who are you listening to?

 

Bernadine Fox, a trauma survivor, is an artist, author, and an intersectional feminist who has some 30 years of experience advocating around mental health issues. She has worked as a support worker for survivors of severe childhood trauma, as a consultant around trauma issues and as a public speaker.  She ran the Expressive Arts Group for the West Coast Mental Health Network in conjunction with both the Richmond Mental Health Dept and Gallery Gachet.  As an Associate Member of Gachet and now on the Board, Bernadine participated in a variety of programs along with the production of the magazine entitled, The Ear. She is on the board for Kickstart (Disability Arts and Culture) working to ensure that disabilities (whether physical or emotional) impact less and less on the ability of folks to engage with art.  Bernadine knows how to talk with folks about hard issues.  She raises her grandson and currently lives in the forest with two cats and two rats and has recently published a memoir about her experience of abuse at the hands of her therapist, Coming To Voice: Surviving an Abusive Therapist.

 

Glen Grigg, Ph.D., R.C.C. #892 is a therapist, consultant, and teacher. Glen sees psychotherapy clients at Jericho Counselling on Tuesdays and Wednesdays; he provides training, research, and consultation to a variety of organizations; and he is on faculty in the counselling psychology programs at Adler University and City University of Seattle where he directed and developed graduate programs in applied psychology. Glen’s doctorate is in clinical and counselling psychology (Walden, 2008) in addition to his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from UBC. Glen has published on therapist decision-making, clinical supervision, professional standards, and humor in psychotherapy. After almost twenty years on the board of the B.C. Association of Clinical Counsellors Glen has gone on to chair the Federation of Associations for Counselling Therapy in B.C., advocating for legislated regulation of counselling and psychotherapy. Glen has two children, three grandchildren, two gardens, one mountain bike, and six guitars.

 

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