Broken Light: A Photography Collective

We are photographers living with or affected by mental illness; supporting each other one photograph at a time. Join our community, submit today!

Forest Of Surreal

Photo taken by contributor Johanna, a 36-year-old guidance counselor from Finland. She has family members and friends who have suffered or continue to suffer from mental health challenges, such as severe depression and bipolar … Continue reading

June 3, 2014 · 13 Comments

Nothing Remains the Same

Photo taken by contributor Lisa, a licensed mental health counselor who believes that we all need a creative outlet to help clear our heads from time to time. For her, it’s photography, … Continue reading

November 14, 2013 · 5 Comments

Underwater Adventure

Photo taken by contributor Lisa, a licensed mental health counselor who believes that we all need a creative outlet to help clear our heads from time to time. For her, it’s photography, … Continue reading

October 29, 2013 · 3 Comments

Diving with Sharks

Photo taken by contributor Lisa, a licensed mental health counselor who believes that we all need a creative outlet to help clear our heads from time to time. For her, it’s … Continue reading

October 15, 2013 · 3 Comments

Lonely Pier

Photo taken by contributor Lisa, a licensed mental health counselor. She believes that we all need a creative outlet to help clear our heads of the occasional “gunk.” For her, it’s photography, … Continue reading

October 1, 2013 · 3 Comments

Delicate & Complex

Photo taken by first-time contributor Leya, a single mother working in the mental health field. She has a child with multiple barriers, including severe anxiety, and grew up in a … Continue reading

September 15, 2013 · 11 Comments

Beneath the Surface

Photo taken by contributor Lisa, a licensed mental health counselor. She believes that we all need a creative outlet to help clear our heads of the occasional “gunk.” For her, it’s photography, … Continue reading

September 1, 2013 · 7 Comments

Art Therapy Column

Photo taken by Natasha Shapiro, a licensed and board certified Creative Arts Therapist of TriBeCa Healing Arts Studio in NYC. She is an artist, art therapist and healer who enjoys using her … Continue reading

July 13, 2013 · 7 Comments

Finding Peace

Photo taken by Lisa, a licensed mental health counselor. She believes that we all need a creative outlet to help clear our heads of the occasional “gunk.” For her, it’s photography, and … Continue reading

April 24, 2013 · 4 Comments

Reflection on Willard Psychiatric Hospital

Photo taken by first-time contributor Karen L. Miller, a psychiatrist and poet who experienced a major depression about twenty years ago. During the last three years, she has researched the lives … Continue reading

February 16, 2013 · 8 Comments

Outsider Artists

Photos taken by contributor Natasha Shapiro, ATR-BC, LCAT from NYC. She has worked in the field of mental health for over 15 years, mainly in capacity as an art therapist and psychotherapist. … Continue reading

February 14, 2013 · 2 Comments

Loving Yourself

Photo taken by a woman in her 40’s living in a large east coast city. She a clinical psychologist and photographer who also suffers from mental health issues including Bipolar disorder … Continue reading

December 9, 2012 · 7 Comments

Following the Setting Sun

Photo taken by Lisa, a licensed mental health counselor. She believes that we all need a creative outlet to help clear our heads of the occasional “gunk.” For her, it’s photography, and … Continue reading

December 5, 2012 · 4 Comments

Beauty in Imperfection

Photo taken by Lisa, a licensed mental health counselor. She believes that we all need a creative outlet to help clear our heads of the occasional “gunk.” For her, it’s photography, and … Continue reading

November 25, 2012 · Leave a comment
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