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By Ingrid D. Johnson
Join me, multi-disciplinary artist, Ingrid D Johnson, as I explore and discuss what healing looks like, after the trauma of childhood sexual abuse. Experience different stages of my journey as I share memories from my childhood, adolescents, and adulthood. From remembering flash backs of the abuse, living in the child welfare system, and learning to overcome the impact of the abuse on my adult life. Listen to live interviews with various guests connected to my journey. Join me, weekly, as I share clips from my upcoming memoirs, one episode at a time.
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"My Story"- Part 15: Cornish
Welcome to another episode of Writing Through The Pain. The story continues as I move from a broken heart, into a new relationship, lose old friends, gain a new friend, and move into my very first apartment on Cornish.
October 29, 2020
"My Story"- Part 14: ... Triggers
Join us for another episode of Writing Through The Pain as my journey continues ... and I encounter triggers.
October 22, 2020
"My Story"-Part 13: Abort!
Join me on this episode of "Writing Through The Pain" as I share my experience making a life altering choice at 15 1/2 years old.
October 15, 2020
"My Story"- Part 12: A Baby?
Life is full of choices. Choices that impact our lives and the lives of others around us. *** In this episode: The song "Changes" by Ingrid D.Johnson & The Funky Fresh Crew. AVAILABLE NOW on Apple & Amazon music. Thank you for your support!
October 8, 2020
"My Story"-Part 11: Mookie
Join me on this episode of "Writing Through The Pain" where I share some of the early effects of childhood sexual abuse in my teens and how that shapes my romantic relationships with boys, as a young, teenage, girl.
October 1, 2020
"My Story"- Part 10: Garfield Street South
Join me on my journey through care as I embark on my final home away from home. The dreaded group home.
September 24, 2020
"My Story" - Part 9: Marie Christian
Technical difficulties plagued me during this interview and in my editorial process, delaying my release of this episode, but I can't wait for you to meet Marie Christian. So ... grab a snack and join me as I interview The Director of Voices: The Manitoba Youth in care network. Learn about how her personal experience living in the child welfare system shaped her current career path.
September 17, 2020
"My Story"- Part 8: TROUBLE MAKER
The journey continues as I share memories of being a black, teenage, girl in foster care and introduce one of my original songs 🎵 partially inspired by that part of my journey.
September 10, 2020
"My Story" - Part 7: Apprehension
Join me for another episode of my weekly podcast, Writing Through The Pain, episode seven. Let me share with you my memories about living in the foster care system, as a teenage girl. In addition to telling more about my inspiration for doing this podcast.
September 3, 2020
"My Story" - Part 6: Cathy Part 2
Join us! Let's "focus" and dig a little bit deeper into Cathy's journey as a social worker and a child abuse therapist.
August 27, 2020
"My Story" Part 5: Cathy Part 1
Meet my friend Cathy. Join me in part one of a candid interview with my friend, retired social worker, and child abuse therapist, Catherine Hudek. Learn about the field of social work and child abuse therapy from her perspective, experience and interesting journey.
August 20, 2020
"My Story" - Part 4: Punishment
The journey continues ... In this week's episode join me as I share my apprehension into foster care and the wonderful person I meet on this journey that supports my fight for justice.
August 13, 2020
"My Story"- Part 3: Red Flags
The journey continues ... It gets darkest before the dawn.
August 6, 2020
"My Story" - Part 2: Flash Backs
The story continues ... Get a snack. Pull up a chair. Relax. Journey with me into the memories of my past and back again to the present. Journey with me into the moments that changed and shaped my life forever.
July 30, 2020
"My Story"- Part 1: Sex Ed
The Journey begins! Grab a snack, a comfortable seat, and listen to the very first episode of WRITING THROUGH THE PAIN: "My Story" -Part One. Learn about the impact of childhood sexual from my perspective as a black, Jamaican, Canadian woman. Every episode will share snippets of journey or share interesting interviews with people in relation to my healing journey. ***NEW EPISODES AIR EVERY WEDNESDAY NIGHT AFTER 9 PM.
July 21, 2020