The Art of Healing

We welcome Jamie Marich and Johanna Slivinske to our September First Wednesday reading, September 7 @ 7:00, Suzie’s Dogs & Drafts, 34 N. Phelps St. Free parking on the street and in the lot behind the Voinovich Building on the corner of Hazel & Commerce.

An open mic will follow, emceed by community organizer Deb Cunningham. Open mic readers are invited to read for 5 min.–their own work, or a writer’s they admire.



Jamie Marich
Johanna Slivinske

Johanna Slivinske is an author, therapist, adjunct instructor, and activist. She is co-author of the books Therapeutic Storytelling for Adolescents and Young Adults, published by Oxford University Press, and Storytelling and Other Activities for Children in Therapy, published by John Wiley and Sons. She has also authored a book chapter, professional journal articles, blogs, and poetry. In addition, she is Associate Editor for Review Quality for the journal Reflections: Narratives of Professional Helping, published by Cleveland State University. In October, 2015, she was invited to the White House for the first ever Worker Voice Summit and in June, 2016, she attended the Women’s Worker Voice Summit at the United States Department of Labor in Washington, DC. She is a therapist at PsyCare and an Adjunct Instructor in the Department of Social Work at Youngstown State University, where she also serves as Affiliated Faculty for Women’s and Gender Studies.

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