Michael Skinner is a professional musician, as well as an advocate, public speaker and writer of published articles that address the concerns of mental health, trauma, & abuse. Recently, Mike’s portrait was featured as a part of The Bristlecone Project. Below is a video of him using … [Read more...] about Mike Performs His Song, “Joy” at NYAPRS Workshop Presentation
May 2013 – The Bristlecone Project Portraits and Biographies of Male Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse Mike’s heroic and poignant sharing of survival, hope and healing is shared along with that of many other courageous men who are breaking the silence and the shame of childhood sexual abuse. A … [Read more...] about Mike’s Story Featured At The Bristlecone Project
“The collection brings together a range of voices on the theme of suicide - those who have been suicidal, alongside the friends, family and staff who have lived and worked with them. Too often the rhetoric of ‘suicidology’ is occupied only by those who have never had personal … [Read more...] about PCCS Books releases “Our Encounters with Suicide”, featuring Mike’s chapter, “The Silence of Suicide”.
Mike Skinner participates in the groundbreaking Oprah Winfrey Shows – Males Sexually Abused as children Two hundred courageous men step forward to help break the silence and the shame [button link="http://www.oprah.com/oprahshow/Male-Sexual-Abuse-Survivors-Stand-Together"]Read The … [Read more...] about Mike Skinner Participates in the Groundbreaking Oprah Winfrey Shows
An Inspiring Film About Healing from Male Child Sexual Abuse "Boys and Men Healing is a powerful film, which will truly benefit men sexually abused as children, and those who care about them…. Kathy Barbini’s film has the potential to transform those stories and voices into healing – not only for … [Read more...] about “Brush Away Your Tears” Featured in Boys And Men Healing Film
Waiting for A Train My Latest album release – 19 songs & 79 ½ minutes of music!!! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE “Waitin For A Train” is Michael Skinner’s third full-length CD release over the last decade. An award-winning and outspoken advocate on issues involving … [Read more...] about New 19 Song CD Released: Waitin For A Train