HEALING WITH WONDER PROJECT

 

                                                         
        

THE HEALING WITH WONDER PROJECT

Stories of Moments that Take Our Breath Away

 

A collaboration between Val Walker and Robyn Houston-Bean, Founder,

 The Sun Will Rise Foundation

                                                                                                      

 

   Val Walker, Author, Blogger for Psychology Today, Rehabilitation Consultant

ValWalkerAuthor.com

 

Robyn Houston-Bean is the founder of the grief-focused nonprofit,

The Sun Will Rise Foundation, and a peer grief support consultant for SADOD

(Support After a Death by Overdose) ,

 thesunwillrise.org

 

 

   

 

I’ll be joining Robyn on our new YouTube channel, Healing with Wonder,

to co-host guests for our storytelling project about life-changing experiences

with awe and wonder.

A video to introduce our project: 

Healing with Wonder – YouTube  Watch

 

 

 

OTHER COLLABORATIVE PROJECTS

 

 

THE HEALTH STORY COLLABORATIVE BLOG

Brave New Normal: Keeping Conversations Vital in Healthcare

 

Val also contributes to the Health Story Collaborative blog with her series of interviews,

Brave New Normal: Keeping Conversations Vital in Healthcare.

Chiming in with the Health Story Collaborative’s mission of “harnessing the healing power of stories,”

Val’s interviews explore how we can preserve the role of conversation and storytelling in a

healthcare setting.

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Annie Brewster, MD, Founder of the Health Story Collaborative

Annie Brewster is an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School and a practicing Internist at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston. She is also a patient, diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in 2001.

In collaboration with Dr. Brewster, Val talks with innovative and outspoken experts who weigh in on how to have meaningful conversations in the hurried new normal of our digital age. She profiles authors, clinicians, educators and community leaders to inspire our confidence as communicators and advocates, reclaiming the power of person-to-person interaction in healing ourselves and our communities.

Some of Val’s interviewees:

Allie Cashel, author of Suffering the Silence: Lyme Disease in an Age of Denial

Marisa Renee Lee, Co-founder, Supportal and the Pink Agenda

Dr. Kelsey Crowe, Co-author, There is No Good Card for This

Robyn Houston Bean, Founder of the Sun Will Rise Foundation

Dhruv Khullar,M.D., M.P.P., New York Times Health Contributor

Val talks with innovative and outspoken experts who weigh in on how to have meaningful, healing conversations in the hurried new normal of our digital age. She profiles authors, clinicians, educators and community leaders to inspire our confidence as communicators and advocates, reclaiming the power of person-to-person interaction in healing ourselves and our communities.
Above all else, Val explores how we can break through the barriers that isolate us when we face serious illnesses.


Read some of her interviews here.


Read more about the Health Story Collaborative and Annie Brewster, MD here.