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Expressive Writing: Counseling and Healthcare [book]

The latest in a series of books on expressive writing has recently been published and I’m delighted to say that it contains a chapter from me. The publisher is R&L Education, and the book editors are Kathleen Adams (who is … Continue reading

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Words for Wellbeing link on Amazon

Just a reminder that you can get Words for Wellbeing on Amazon: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/095728490X/ref=cm_sw_r_awd_3ul-ub1ACS73G

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Writing projects

I have my non-fiction writing hat on this summer. And I certainly  need a hat on here in the UK at the moment! My short fiction writing and poetry is currently on hold while I work on two non-fiction writing … Continue reading

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Sane New World

I am just starting to read Sane New World by Ruby Wax and have high hopes that reading it will be helpful for the continuing development of my therapeutic writing practice. Ruby Wax has a masters degree in Mindfulness-Based Cognitive … Continue reading

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The half price sale on Words for Wellbeing has ended

The sale has ended but the 220-page Words for Wellbeing (print) book about writing for wellbeing is still available on Amazon at only £7.50 plus delivery: http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/095728490X. Cheers, Carol.

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Words for Wellbeing book

Three chapters of the Words for Wellbeing book are dotted around this blog. This post collects them all in one place. Link to contents pages, other front pages and Chapter 1: Word Power: Words for Wellbeing book extract Chapter 7: … Continue reading

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Writing Together: Therapeutic Writing in Mental Health – 5

Another extract from the ongoing serialization of Chapter 7 of the Words for Wellbeing book… Photographs of people, preferably doing something, e.g., sitting outside a café, sleeping, reading, making something. Writing about these can help the writer to look beyond … Continue reading

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Reflections on my “Year of Writing” project in an NHS trust – 5

Click here to read the final extract from Chapter 14 of Words for Wellbeing: the appendix of the chapter giving the timeline of my Year of Writing project. Regards, Carol.

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Reflections on my “Year of Writing” project in an NHS trust – 4

This is the penultimate extract from the ongoing serialization of chapter 14 of the Words for Wellbeing book… Staff workshops The staff workshops included half days on writing for publication and running reflective practice groups, and a development day for … Continue reading

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Writing Together: Therapeutic Writing in Mental Health – 4

Another extract from the ongoing serialization of Chapter 7 of the Words for Wellbeing book… Inspiration for writing Here are some examples of writing stimuli that I think can work well in a mental health unit (roughly in the order … Continue reading

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