Lewis Mehl-Madrona, MD

Lewis Mehl-Madrona, MD graduated from Stanford University School of Medicine and trained in family medicine, psychiatry, and clinical psychology. He completed his residencies in family medicine and in psychiatry at the University of Vermont College of Medicine.  He has been on the faculties of several medical schools, most recently as associate professor of family medicine at the University of New England.

Lewis continues to work with aboriginal communities to develop uniquely aboriginal styles of healing and health care for use in those communities. He is interested in the relation of healing through dialogue in community and psychosis. He is the author of Coyote Medicine, Coyote Healing, and Coyote Wisdom, a trilogy of books on what Native culture has to offer the modern world.  He has also written Narrative Medicine, Healing the Mind through the Power of Story: the Promise of Narrative Psychiatry, and, his most recent book with Barbara Mainguy, Remapping Your Mind: the Neuroscience of Self-Transformation through Story.


Events with Lewis Mehl-Madrona, MD

Narrative Healing Arts: Using Traditional Stories (Online)
May 22, 2021

Join Lewis Mehl-Madrona, author of Coyote Wisdom: The Power of Story in Healing and Cultural Anthropologist Bob Vetter, as they share the therapeutic power of storytelling. What makes a story therapeutic? What is the right story for each occasion or client? How do we choose? Stories can be an important part of therapeutic work, supporting significant personal change. Counsellors, psychotherapists, physicians, and traditional healers have all used stories and storytelling in the course of their work since forever. Stories have been used for millennia to entertain, educate, and inform our understanding of ourselves and our place in the world. However, some stories…