Life Design

Writing as Therapy

Metaphor/Metonym for Health

Metaphor/Metonym for Health is a nonprofit organization formed to facilitate change through the writing and art of people afflicted by physical or mental difficulties. The organization develops or helps development of projects with this focus and supports their continuation.

All the world’s a stage and life is a journey. With acknowledgements to ‘MetaGenesis’ ( and ‘Scar’ (

Current Projects:


A web site for art and writing done by those afflicted with GI disorders

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A poetry and art therapy group for people

with Functional Gastrointestinal Disorder and other physical problems


An online writing, webpoetry, and art therapy group for people

with functional gastroenterological disorder.