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LivingStories in the News

Recently Sharon Nelson, the Program Manager for Integrative Arts at Novant Health, was interviewed by the local public radio station about the launch of LivingStories at Forsyth Medical Center. Listen to her interview here: https://www.wfdd.org/story/livingstories-program-novant-health-uses-narrative-medicine-ease-patient-anxiety

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Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center launches LivingStories – a program based in life narrative interview research, where volunteers help patients share positive memories to lessen anxiety and promote coping skills

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center in partnership with StoryWork International certified our first class of LivingStories volunteers on May 3. LivingStories is a free program for patients at Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center. Based in extensive research around Life Narrative Interviews, specially trained volunteers visit patients to conduct LivingStories reflective conversations. Patients…

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Stone Leads Storytelling Program for Students and Parents: Program Builds on Research that Demonstrates that Families Sharing Stories Help Children Become More Resilient and Develop Higher Levels of Self-Esteem

On Friday, August 26th Richard Stone, the CEO of StoryWork International, led a program of discovery through the power of storytelling for the Cherokee Creek Boys School in Westminster, SC. Annually, the school hosts a retreat quarterly seminars for the students and their parents to give them an opportunity to reconnect and explore new paradigms…

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