This week on Unpacked we are chatting with Deb Wandler, Retired Instructor of Human Services Programs at Selkirk College. Deb shares her inspiring stories of being a social worker creating safe environments for women to grow. Deb shares how she began a dedicated daily writing practice in her sixties and the profound impact of writing as healing, discussing its role in navigating life’s ups and downs. Join us as Deb imparts valuable insights on creating safe and nurturing environments within groups, drawing from her extensive experience in social work education. Alongside her dedication to writing, Deb finds joy in volunteering for a seniors’ program, exploring local trails, and cherishing precious moments with her children and grandchildren. Tune in for a conversation that celebrates the power of storytelling and the resilience it can bring to our lives.
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