He is currently conducting research regarding the therapeutic benefits of creating comics alongside psychotherapy clients, and has several writing projects underway. He will accept new clients in his Pinehurst, North Carolina office starting late summer 2018.
Academic and clinical interest regarding the intersection of comics and health care is high right now, with the American Counseling Association, the American Psychological Association and the American Medical Association all recently devoting time and journal space to covering the topic. This signals that mental health counselors are not alone in wanting to explore the positive impact that comics can have on delivery of services. Read the article.
MK Czerwiec’s graphic memoir Taking Turns is one of the latest entries in the Graphic Medicine series published by Penn State University Press. The book chronicles Czerwiec’s seven years serving as a nurse on the dedicated HIV/AIDS Care Unit at Illinois Masonic Hospital. Read the review.