The Tree of Life methodology, developed by Ncazelo Ncube (REPSSI) and David Denborough (Dulwich Centre Foundation), has now been used in many countries around the world.
Over time, we will add stories and accounts from workers and communities in England who are using the Tree of Life to respond to various forms of trauma and hardship.
The ‘Tree of Life’ in a community context
by Georgia, Jovia, Kenny, Lucy, and Sandra
‘I realised that the “Tree of Life” project would be very beneficial to the people I was working with, adults living with HIV. I was aware that many of them had had to flee their home country and had experienced a lot of loss and trauma in their lives; some amongst them continue to experience a lot of difficulties and marginalisation in the UK as a result of their refugee status; meanwhile, most people living with HIV struggle to deal and overcome the stigma attached to it. I started envisioning how the Tree of Life could offer its fruits to the HIV community …’ Read more…
(This article was originally published in Context, number 105, October 2009, pp. 50–54.)
Using the Tree of Life with the Trailblazers group
‘The following is a short extract from a report about using the Tree of Life with African and Carribean men in the UK …’ Read more…