Free Listening Sessions: “How Can I Help? - An Artful Dialogue?”

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Pelican Bomb Gallery X
1612 Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard
New Orleans LA 70113
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Sign up for a free, confidential 15-minute listening or activity session with an artist or other health professional.

A photograph by Saul Robbins. Courtesy the artist.

A photograph by Saul Robbins. Courtesy the artist.

In conjunction with “Mutual Support,” Pelican Bomb Gallery X is home to a pop-up wellness center—a continuation of Saul Robbins’ How Can I Help? - An Artful Dialogue installation—offering free, one-on-one listening and activity sessions with artists and health professionals working across disciplines. These confidential appointments are intended to create space for listening and conversation. Each Saturday, 12 - 5 pm, sessions are conducted by different professionals, including artists, physical therapists, and mental health counselors, among others. Counselors and individual session topics will be updated weekly.

Sign up for your 15-minute session by clicking on the date below. Please include your name and email address in the sign-up field on Doodle so that we can follow up with you.

Saturday, March 11: Artist Saul Robbins (Listening sessions will focus on a topic of the participant’s choosing.)
Saturday, March 18: Movement therapist Susan Kierr, holistic counselor Amanda Humbree, and educator Shannan Cvitanovic
Saturday, March 25: Licensed professional counselor Courtney Olds Boonchai
Saturday, April 1: Licensed massage therapist and polarity practitioner Rebecca Leigh
Saturday, April 8: Licensed professional counselors Anya Canache and Courtney Olds Boonchai and Licensed Master Social Worker Eva Lessinger
Saturday, April 15: A representative from NAMI New Orleans (offering information and referrals), yoga teacher and doula Marion Tortorich, and licensed massage therapist Caitlin Brown
Saturday, April 22: Artist Tatyana Fazlalizadeh (These sessions are dedicated to creating space to discuss issues facing women of color, especially black women. Please note that these appointments are reserved for female and femme-identifying people of color.)

If you’re having trouble booking an appointment, email