Adriana @ Sidewalk Talk podcast

Adriana @ Sidewalk Talk podcast

Find Adriana on the Sidewalk Talk Podcast with Traci Ruble. “When Adriana Marchione released, When The Fall Comes, she opened our eyes to how dance, poetry and performance could guide us through enormous grief. Today, she sits down with me to talk about the...
Poetry, Trauma, White Body Supremacy 

Poetry, Trauma, White Body Supremacy 

“Our country is like a really old house. I love old houses. I’ve always lived in old houses. But old houses need a lot of work. And the work is never done…Whatever you’re ignoring will be there to be reckoned with until you reckon with it. And I think that...
Taking Risks in Art Making

Taking Risks in Art Making

Taking Risks in Art Making Without Losing Yourself “Yes, I felt very small. The typewriter seemed larger than a piano, I was less than a molecule. What could I do? I drank more.” –  Albert Sánchez Piñol, Pandora in the Congo  Creating from an honest...
Making a 15 Minute Life/Art Collage

Making a 15 Minute Life/Art Collage

Happy 2020! There is something remarkable about a new decade. I’m feeling the shift more than I expected. The transition to 2020 is potent and I am enthusiastic about the year(s) ahead.  Art is the anchor for me in the ups and downs and having a creative...
Passion Projects: Making Art

Passion Projects: Making Art

I am committed to the creative process. This involves making art, helping others make art and seeing projects to fruition. I feel most alive when I’m in the art space and helping people have meaningful creative experiences. Some art pieces or projects come to...
5 Reasons For A Creative Day

5 Reasons For A Creative Day

“What art offers is space – a certain breathing room for the spirit.” John Updike I often wake up in the middle of the night with inspirations in various forms. If I’m writing something, ideas might flow in. When I have spent a day editing film, moving images...
On Being an ‘Art Therapist’

On Being an ‘Art Therapist’

I am an art therapist – to be specific my titles are ‘expressive arts therapist’ and ‘somatic movement therapist’. My work is out of the box, and when I tell people what I do it usually requires a fair amount of explanation. In many ways, this is really amazing...
Having Fun Despite it All

Having Fun Despite it All

“I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world, and a desire to enjoy the world…This makes it difficult to enjoy the day.”- E.B. White Despite it all, the inner and outer drama of life – it is important to find time to let...
Why Does Therapy Work?

Why Does Therapy Work?

“As a therapist, I get to help people change their stories.” -Lori Gottlieb, Therapist, Author There has been a lot of publicity about therapy these days. People are speaking about their therapy experiences on podcasts and radio shows, writing books about it, and...
Recovery Profile, Sobriety Collective

Recovery Profile, Sobriety Collective

I was recently highlighted as one of the recovery profiles in The Sobriety Collective blog. Laura Silverman is the creator of this fun and useful recovery hub for people either “self-identifying as in recovery from substance use disorder and/or mental health...