Thursday 21st September 2017 - Thursday 19th October 2017, 18:30-20:30
This is a step-by-step course for those who want to benefit from the healing properties of expressive writing. It runs for five weeks, from Thursday 21st September – Thursday 19th October 2017, 6.30pm – 8.30pm.
When we’re getting over a profound loss in our lives, or struggling to keep our head above water due to illness or an unexpected event, the very foundations of our lives can be shaken.
We can become super-sensitive, almost as if we have lost a vital layer of our skin. Sometimes we retreat somewhere where people find it difficult to reach us. When we shut the world out in this way, we can feel alone and misunderstood, and it may be difficult to function properly.
In order to move on and to begin to heal, we need to be able to express our painful emotions. Writing is an ideal way of doing this.
Expressive writing has been proven to:
On this course, your work will remain private (unless you particularly wish to share it). The tutor will go out of her way to to create a safe environment in which you will be able to:
To enrol and for further information: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/write-to-heal-tickets-36140174234
Margaret is the founder of WriteUP Creative Writing Courses and a multi-published author of both fiction and non-fiction.She has helped many students to express themselves therapeutically through my courses, and is a member of both Lapidus, the Writing For Wellbeing Organisation and Writers in Education. Boosting students’ confidence about their right to express themselves through writing is an important role of all Margaret’s classes.
While constructing this course, she has carried out extensive research into expressive writing and writing therapy, studying the techniques of writing for wellbeing experts such as Professor James W. Pennebaker and Gillie Bolton.