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The Therapist

Glen P. Aylward, PhD Southern Illinois University, Springfield, Illinois, United States (Winter 2012) Poet’s statement: This poem addresses the burden placed on therapists who are exposed to the emotions and experiences of their patients on a daily basis and how these factors have a long-lasting, cumulative impact on the therapist’s own emotional well-being. The therapist […]

Possessions

Margaret Irene Baczewski Tucson, Arizona, United States (Fall 2011) People with mental illness are widely misunderstood by others. For my senior thesis project at the University of Michigan’s School of Art and Design, I created a series of four wearable objects that served as cathartic aids to different psychological disorders. For every piece, I did […]