January 10, 2024 - February 14, 2024
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Our Multi-Storied Bodies Practices
Consultation Group with Poh Lin Lee
6 weekly Wednesday sessions: January 10 – February 14, 2024
2:00 – 3:30 EST
What happens when we shift from viewing our bodies as a single entity to experiencing our bodies as a community of diverse members each with their own experience, position and stories? This consultation group is for folx who are interested in centering post-structural, narrative practice, intersectional feminisms and community ideas in accompanying individuals, couples, families and communities in conversations that are inclusive of bodies.
Over 6 weekly sessions the invitation will be to engage with the *recent article written on this theme and unpack the ideas within each participant’s practice contexts. This group intends to place the gaze on the relationship between the ideas and specific considerations of context looking closely at practice.
Themes include but are not limited to…
Influence of power and discourse on relational exchange and possibilities
Positioning: Co-research and accompaniment
Community of members metaphor
Permission, consent and participation
Responding to trauma, injustice, displacement
6 sessions weekly on Wednesdays for 1.5 hours:
January 10th, January 167h, January 24nd, January 31th , February 7th , February 14th 2024.
Maximum 10 people with 3 spaces saved for a reduced fee.
Poh Lin Lee is a Chinese Malaysian Australian woman who comes to her practice through multiple experiences and relationships as a narrative therapy practitioner, social worker, co-researcher of trauma/displacement, writer, teacher, film protagonist and creative consultant. Since 2004 Poh has been engaged in therapeutic co-research with people and communities responding to themes of experience such as family and state violence, displacement (from rights, land, home, body, identity, relationships), liminality and reclaiming practices of staying with experience and preference. Creative and therapeutic fields intersected for Poh whilst working with people seeking asylum within a film project with director Gabrielle Brady, Island of the Hungry Ghosts (2018). Poh is currently a freelancer creating crafted exercises and content to accompany people in their practices/projects/processes on Patreon alongside regularly tutoring, teaching and offering experiential workshops across therapeutic, creative and academic fields.