Season 3 Episode 2: Radical Healership with Laura Mae Northrup

March 24, 2022

Join Sascha Altman DuBrul and Jacks McNamara for a wide-ranging conversation with therapist and author Laura Mae Northrup on her new book Radical Healership. Topics we cover include: -The path and calling of being a healer, and the complexities of using the term “healer” -The nuances of boundaries inside healing work -Desire and living our … Read more

Season 3 Episode 1: Survivors as Healers: An Interview with Will Hall and Jacks McNamara

February 3, 2022

 Can survivors be therapists – and even be better at it? This interview is re-broadcast from Madness Radio. Jacks McNamara – poet, trauma healing coach, and co-founder of The Icarus Project – joins Will Hall – advocate, counselor and founder of Madness Radio – to discuss the calling to become a therapist/counselor/coach inspired by … Read more

Mad Liberation: An Interview with Vesper Moore

June 28, 2021

Join us for a wide-ranging conversation with Vesper Moore. Topics we cover include: Getting involved with the Mad Liberation Movement How disability, ableism, and saneism intersect with “mental illness” Survivor led mutual aid spaces Decolonizing the gender binary De-pathologizing the experiences that get diagnosed and labeled under the western mental health paradigm How restrictions on … Read more

Somatic Witch: An Interview with Andrea Glik

May 8, 2021

Join us for a wide-ranging conversation with somatic trauma therapist and educator Andrea Glik. Topics we cover include: Trauma and the polyvagal theory Being a sex-positive therapist Working with internalized oppressions as a form of cognitive distortion caused by trauma Digital minimalism Finding accessible and politicized language around trauma healing The word witch as a … Read more

Psychedelics, Madness, & Awakening Conference: An Interview with Tehseen Noorani and Erica Hua Fletcher

April 9, 2021

Join us for a conversation with Tehseen Noorani and Erica Hua Fletcher where we discuss the origins and highlights of the Psychedelics, Madness, and Awakening Conference, as well as each interviewee’s personal research and links to these subjects. Topics we cover include: Why madness is excluded from psychedelic therapy and left outside the emerging conversation, … Read more

Embodying the Unbroken: An Interview with T. Aisha Edwards

March 11, 2021

Join us for a conversation with T. Aisha Edwards where we discuss recovering from complex trauma, somatics for liberation, Radical Rest, and so much more. Topics we cover include: Unburdening the impacts of socialized oppressions for POCs and Queer/Trans folks Using healing justice to support folks on the front lines of racial justice uprisings The … Read more

Radiance and Burnout: A Mini-Episode with Jacks

February 5, 2021

Today Jacks shares a mini-episode update on how they’re handling pandemic fatigue and parenting burnout, grieving the loss of things like getting fancy before a live audience, hoping we all get to feel more radiantly alive sometime soon, and why they’re taking a little break from releasing podcast episodes. To suggest a guest for us … Read more

Possibility Magic : An Conversation on Healing, Liberation, and Spirit with Wheels Darling

January 14, 2021

Join us for an interview with Wheels Darling where we discuss her path towards becoming an acupuncturist, herbalist, and health educator with an anti-oppression analysis. Topics we cover include: Mutual aid as medicine Coming of age as full-time activist  Possibility magic as a tool and anti-oppression lens Becoming a healer and educator Choosing to pursue … Read more

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Always Already: BIPOC Healing and Magic with Crystal Davis

December 30, 2020

Join us for a wide-ranging conversation with Crystal Davis of Blooming Fire Healing where we discuss how magic helps us survive, becoming a BIPOC healer, and much more. Shapeshifting Learning to live with depression Becoming a healer and reiki master Being a “feral witch” (or Crystal’s term for solitary magical practitioners) Building relationship with the … Read more

Queer Journey of a Somatic Earth Artist: An Interview with Ahjo Sipowicz

December 10, 2020

Join us for a conversation with Ahjo Sipowicz where we discuss their path into radical embodiment and the creation of their book EarthBodyBoat. Coming into wholeness as a neurodivergent, genderqueer creature Meaning-making and integration after altered state experiences Using scores and performance to connect with the earth and ourselves Freeing the rivers dammed by patriarchy … Read more