Dec 12 & 13, 2023
10am – 1 pm Aotearoa/New Zealand
8am – 11am Sydney Australia
Dec 11 & 12, 2023
1pm - 4pm Vancouver PST
4pm - 7pm Toronto EST
$220 Canadian per Participant includes Ticket Tailor & PayPal fees
Vikki will share stories of practice and acts of resistance that inspire hope, bringing us to “Hang Time”, describing activist-informed ways of responding to suffering in persons who have been oppressed and harmed. This approach centres on witnessing folks’ wise and creative acts of resistance. Justice-doing and a decolonising stance for the work is required to resist psychology’s neutrality and objectivity that often blames people for their own suffering from oppression. A witnessing approach requires that we situate personal suffering in its sociopolitical context and resist the individualisation and medicalisation of suffering as ‘trauma’ and other mental illnesses.
Donny Riki will be welcoming us to the space and bringing some wisdom & experiences from practice.
This online workshop offers a justice-doing response to ‘trauma’. It will address:
Vikki Reynolds PhD RCC
is an activist/therapist & a white settler on the unceded territories of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.
Vikki’s articles & speaks free at vikkireynolds.ca
Donny Riki (Tuakiritetanga / ‘One who lives beneath the skin’)
is a Māori psychotherapist of the Ngāpuhi and Ngāti Paoa tribes who carries the insights and authority of ancient intelligence which informs her clinical practice. She has long standing relationships with land and the natural world which spans across generations and shares this relevance to colonial violence recovery and ‘re-Indigenisation’ of her people
10% of proceeds to Tiny House Warriors