Remembering Contessa Fincher

NOVEMBER 2019 Editor’s note: Contessa Fincher, whose volunteer work with NAMI Washtenaw County was greatly admired and appreciated, passed away in her home in Ypsilanti on Aug. 28, 2019. Here is a remembrance of her, written by Bob Nassauer. Following that is Contessa’s own story, which her family members believe Contessa would have liked usContinue reading Remembering Contessa Fincher

Therapeutic Writing: Using the Power of Storytelling to Practice Mindfulness, Heal, and Recover Our Dreams

July 2019 By Madeline Strong Diehl Editor’s note: Madeline Strong Diehl is an award-winning poet and playwright who lives in Ann Arbor with her husband. Her therapeutic writing programs are designed as peer-to-peer workshops, integrating her knowledge and skills from more than three decades as an essayist and professional magazine writer and editor, along withContinue reading Therapeutic Writing: Using the Power of Storytelling to Practice Mindfulness, Heal, and Recover Our Dreams