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In this conversation, we talked about how and whether writing stories from our lives is like therapy. What’s the difference between Disclosure about the more painful events of our lives and Making art about a life that includes those events.

A note that we’re not psychotherapists, we are not counsellors, but we do talk a bit about our own experiences with therapy and how it has helped us write and make meaning out of our lives. Again, this podcast and this episode feature difficult or painful topics based on our own experiences, including mental health, grief, and death by suicide.

The show notes include references to suicide prevention services and hotlines so please, if you’re in crisis, we want you to have resources, which is why we’ve also included a couple of inroads to accessing therapy on a sliding scale and some organizations who are doing this work to help folks access mental health services:

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