Healing Personal and Collective Trauma with Haiku

This 30 minute talk and slide presentation demonstrates how a mindful practice of reading and/or writing haiku can heal wounds of personal or collective trauma. Offering historical context and addressing critical issues pertinent today It was originally given at a public fundraiser for Naropa University in August 2021.

Please note the presentation actually begins a couple of minutes into the video.

Please contact Deborah if you would like more information about upcoming talks and classes on Haiku.

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About Deborah Bowman

Deborah Bowman, Ph.D., is a psychologist, photographer, author and meditation instructor. She retired as professor after 28 years at Naropa University where she founded the Transpersonal Counseling Psychology Program and the Wilderness Therapy program. She is a certified Gestalt Therapist has served for 32 years as a psychotherapist in Boulder, CO. Buddhist practice and passion for Guanyin guided her travels in though out Asia. She is the author of several books including The Female Buddha: Discovering the Heart of Liberation and Love.

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