Eli Anderson is a playwright, dramaturge, and music tutor, and has had a number of storyteller-in-residence positions at seven London colleges, and three London universities. He has been responsible for the management and transformation of Youth & Community and Play Services developing innovative projects collaborating with commercial, charitable agencies the NHS, Education, Care homes and Care homes. Eli has co-collaborated to develop pan-London and European projects that encourage professionals and vulnerable young people with severe learning difficulties to develop their creative writing and storytelling. Eli has studied Mindfulness based on Cognitive Therapy and Mental Health, Youth & Community work, and Narrative Medicine. He is a Narrative Coach TA and NLP practitioner.
Eli is also a Director at StoryAID, a social enterprise which has 30 years of applied knowledge and expertise in developing and implementing collaborative projects and schemes to enhance the recovery and interprofessional education of healthcare professionals in the public, charitable and private agencies and institutions from healthcare, education, cultural and creative industries. StoryAID also supports the recovery of patients within neuro-rehabilitation units in two major teaching hospital trusts. The work of StoryAID encourages participants to be involved in the process of rediscovering and reconnecting with their stories, in a manner that respects their dignity and rights.
Eli Anderson teaches courses in Storytelling at Morley.