When Not Killing Yourself Becomes the Goal, Maggie Robbins

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Bipolar Art Therapist

When she was a college student, Bipolar Disorder brought her to her knees. Now well-known New York art therapist and psychotherapist Maggie Robbins helps others connect with their ‘inner monster’. ‘You can almost think of anything someone makes as a self-portrait.’ Robbins, an artist herself, wrote a semi-autobiographical novel of poems while conquering her bipolar depression over a period of twenty years. She is also fluent in Swahili.

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