Join local (Westonite) writer and psychotherapist Amanda Geffner for one or both of the following two exciting workshops, geared to help participants explore family roots through writing and to playfully uncover family tradition, history and lore. The workshops are being held in collaboration with the Oral History Department of the Westport Historical Society. Participants will be given their own personal journal to write in and take home. Light fare will be provided.
“Home Is Where the Story Is: Writing About Family”
Location: Westport Historical SocietyFor more information, contact the Westport Historical Society at (203) 222-1424.
Amanda Hirsch Geffner, MA, LCSW is a writer, editor, and group facilitator. She is a founding editor of the journal, Psychoanalytic Perspectives: A Journal of Integration and Innovation, in which she has published essays and moderated roundtables on politics and psychoanalysis and spirituality/religion and psychoanalysis. She has also been published in The New Yorker and in Psychoanalytic Dialogues.She facilitates “Jump-Start-Your-Writing” workshops from her home in Weston, CT. She is currently working on a collection of short stories and personal essays.
Additionally, Ms. Geffner is in private practice as a psychotherapist and coach. She works with both children and adults and is certified in the trauma treatment technique EMDR. She has offices in Westport, CT and Manhattan, NY.