IN PERSON Lit Lunch - Writing Trauma Without the Triggers
Friday, October 13, 2023 | 11am-12:30pm
a light lunch will be provided for this session - Menu will be sent two weeks prior to session.
JOIN THE DISCUSSION
Many of us are writing memoirs about painful times in our lives which causes us to relive those moments over again. How can we write about these moments without being triggered? Join this discussion led by Dr. Christine Gibson and find tools to help you identify and self-soothe to write your story.
This program takes place in person at the Alexandra Writers’ Centre (AWCS), on the 4th floor of cSpace Marda Loop (map).
Dr. Christine Gibson is a family physician, trauma therapist, and author of The Modern Trauma Toolkit (with Hachette Go). She’s also on social media as TikTokTraumaDoc with >130k followers on TikTok. She has a masters in medical education and is halfway through a doctorate, and has been involved in academics and education - creating Calgary’s fellowship in Health Equity. She runs an international non-profit Global Familymed Foundation and a new company to train professionals how to manage workplace trauma - Safer Spaces Training (and a non-profit The Belong Foundation).