Season 4  Episode 7: Healing by Design: Bridging Trauma and Transformation

In this exclusive episode of You Are Not Your Trauma, we explore the intersection of service design and mental health support for trauma survivors within Black and oppressed communities. Our guest, Jaryn Miller, shares his expertise in Inclusive Service Design, revealing how creativity and a deep understanding of cultural and community needs can transform mental health practices. 

Jaryn Miller is a leader in Inclusive Service Design, a children’s book author, and the Co-founder of Oakland Reparations. With a profound commitment to improving mental health and wellbeing, Jaryn’s work focuses on making mental health services more accessible and effective for Black and oppressed communities. His innovative approaches and deep passion for social equity make him a pivotal voice in the realm of trauma healing.

Jaryn is a Service Designer, writer, & Co-founder of Oakland Reparations. His work focused on mental health and wellbeing. More specifically, his work centers Black people and other oppressed communities and explores how design might support the many ways trauma manifests in our lives and communities. Jaryn wrote this bio in the third person while chillin’ at home in a redlined Oakland neighborhood on Ohlone Land before waking his partner and 4 year old up for breakfast.

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