Australia, March 2011
Melbourne Workshop, March 19th
Sponsored by Life Is... Foundation and Gippsland and East Gippsland Aboriginal Co-operative Ltd.
Dr. Lewis Mehl-Madrona
Psychiatrist, Native American Healer and author
"Healing Trauma through the Power of Story”
- a one day workshop combining indigenous and western approaches to trauma and healing.
Lewis Mehl-Madrona, MD, PhD, is a graduate of Stanford University School of Medicine. He completed both of his residencies in family medicine and in psychiatry at the University of Vermont, where he currently resides in Brattleboro and serves as a core faculty to the Clinical Psychology Graduate Program at the Union Institute & University as well as practicing family medicine, geriatrics, and psychiatry. From his own Lakota and Cherokee background, he has also studied extensively with Native American healers and combines teachings from both worlds. He is the author of the Coyote trilogy (Coyote Medicine, Coyote Healing, Coyote Wisdom) about the wisdom that indigenous North American culture has to offer modern medicine. He has also authored Narrative Medicine and his most recent book, Healing the Mind through the Power of Story: the Promise of Narrative Psychiatry.
WHEN: Saturday March 19, 9.30 am – 4.30 pm
WHERE: Hocokah House 283 Canterbury Rd Canterbury 3126
COST: $70 (concessions available - no one turned away)
BOOKINGS: 90778668 or 0402 004 858 (places limited)