Books and Videos

My book Breaking Through Concrete illustrates the invisible wounds from mental illness while seeing the gifts. Please share with people dealing with mental illness or know someone who is.

Other books of mine include:


In Partnership

A Love Story

From Illness to Wellness

A Ceremony for Emotional Strength

This book is about supporting a person with a recent diagnosis. In a ceremony, the person moves from a focus on illness to the anticipated wellness with the support of others.

How To Start A Successful Writing Group

This book supports both those starting a writing group and those joining. In it, you find the benefits, and the boundaries, that keep the group participants safe and happy

Here are some links to tell more:

Marifran is a writer-contributor to Her Nation Magazine. This is her latest article: (link to article).


Karen Wythe interview

Sabrina Victoria Interview

Brenda Adelman book interview

Brenda Adelman interview

The Effects of Mental Illness on Society 5 minutes:

Mothers, Mother’s Day and Mental Illness: 2 minutes

My Facebook Group Page:  

Podcast interview

Marifran is a writer-contributor to Her Nation Magazine( LINK.) This is her latest article: (Link).



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