Embodied Healing: Vanessa writes about the impact of trauma, and the transformative power of embodied healing practices. Her interests in alternative therapies arise from her own circuitous journey through the mental health system and eventual full recovery. Vanessa works as a nurse practitioner in Rhode Island. She can be contacted at [email protected]
Mad in America hosts blogs by a diverse group of writers. These posts are designed to serve as a public forum for a discussion—broadly speaking—of psychiatry and its treatments. The opinions expressed are the writers’ own.