For over 20 years Tina Alston has worked as a storyteller in educational, healing, and performing roles. Appearances include: Radio BBC, Festivals and workshops in Liverpool, Wales, and Shropshire (U.K.), NSA Festival Exchange Tent, Head Start Training, Charlottesville Festival, SOS in Atlanta, National Storytelling Conference, Chicago Aids Caregivers Conference, Southeast School for Addictions Counselors. Publishing credits include a book Storyimaging: A Way of Accessing Feelings, Memories, and Points of View and a chapter in the book, The Legacy of Vietnam Veterans and Their Families, published by the Agent Orange Class Assistance Program.
A former teacher, professor, and counselor, Tina holds a doctorate from Vanderbilt University in Developmental Psychology. She is certified facilitator Speaking Circles - a method of training people to become more effective speakers.