Episode 81: Questioning Culture: Stand in Solidarity

Lucy shares how she is a Chinese-Vietnamese Canadian and have experienced internalized racism. She notes the importance of centering marginalized voices and creating space for people to share their stories https://www.thirdspaceplayback.com/. She states that we need to question culture and stand in solidarity with BIPOC folks.

She runs a private practice called Red Threads Art Therapy https://redthreadsarttherapy.ca/ working with children, youth and adults who have experienced complex trauma and intergenerational trauma. She is the Artistic Director of Third Space Playback Theatre Edmonton  https://www.thirdspaceplayback.com/  and has been facilitating community dialogue and storytelling around anti-racism with culturally diverse communities through this form of improvised and participatory theatre. Her use of Playback Theatre and arts-based interventions in therapeutic and community settings merges her love for embodied listening, storytelling, and facilitating and providing space for the stories of cultural communities.

Lucy Lu

Lucy Lu is a Chinese-Vietnamese Canadian practising as an Art Therapist, counselling therapist, and artist currently based in amiskwacîwâskahikan/Edmonton with a focus on working with urban indigenous communities and diverse cultural communities. She is a Canadian Certified Counsellor, Registered Counselling Therapist and a Registered Canadian Art Therapist, and a clinical supervisor for art therapy students and graduates.


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