Nov 16, 2022
The last 2.5 years (and counting) have opened floodgates of reckoning, especially within therapeutic spaces, and I’m so here for it! So, too, is Asher Panjiris, who rightfully points out that our profession is overdue for an overhaul. Yasss!
Asher claims a lot of different identities: psychotherapist, queer parent, human to two dogs, and the host of Living in This Queer Body. They’re also co-founder and co-director of Kintsugi Therapist Collective, a community space dedicated to helping therapists build embodied and liberatory care practices. The Japanese art of kintsugi, or golden mending, is a perfect metaphor for the reparative work needed: more grace for therapists as we embrace our flaws and imperfections and heal our wounds––in full view of our clients. Sound scary? Freeing? Asher says it's a bit of both. And that’s ok.
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Asher Pandjiris is a chronically ill, white, non-binary psychotherapist, clinical consultant, podcaster, and co-founder of Kintsugi Therapist Collective. They are a queer parent to a super-rad human and two dogs and reside on stolen Nipmuc and Pocumtuc lands.
Join Onyx and Asher March 3-5,
2023, for a virtual weekend intensive, during which you will
experience a concentrated and highly personalized curriculum
designed to support care workers. We hope to challenge the
unrealistic expectations of the care work industrial complex,
nurture pathways for reconnecting with pleasure, and develop
enlivening professional practices/strategies.
For full show notes, resources, and links to connect with our guest, visit: https://www.headhearttherapy.com/podcast
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