Beginnings and Endings of 2016

Jane and Clive

Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained. ~ Marie …

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7 Mental Health Clinicians Reflect Upon Working on 9/11

American Flag & Bald Eagle

My latest article “7 Mental Health Clinicians Reflect Upon Working on 9/11” is available on Pulse via LinkedIn. Follow M. Terry Bowman on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube Tweet

You’re Crafty! with Elizabeth Clarke

Elizabeth Clarke, Founder of You're Crafty!

This video was the final assignment for the Digital Video Production class I took in the summer of 2015 at the College of San Mateo. Thanks to Elizabeth Clarke, the Founder of You’re Crafty! (, who was a joy to …

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Jennifer Phang, Co-writer and Director of “Advantageous”


Jennifer Phang is a co-writer and director of Advantageous.  I saw this film at the Walnut Creek International Short Film Festival on June 8, 2013; it was my favorite short.  Based on feedback from people who have seen Advantageous, Jennifer decided …

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Spike Gillespie


What did you want to be when you were a little girl?

I remember I always wanted to write, but I didn’t understand that you could do it as a job.

How old were you when you realized you wanted to be a writer?

When I was in first grade, we had an assignment by Mrs. Rosen where she wrote a word in a notebook and we had to go home and find a picture in a magazine to go with the word. I think that got me interested in magazines. I started writing a book when I was ten years old about a talking saxophone named Max. I was learning the saxophone.

What other roles do you want to have someday?

I really want to do healing work. I feel that I’ve been called to do it.