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Creative & Expressive Writing for Personal Development and Wellbeing

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There is growing evidence that creative writing is good for your psychological health and wellbeing. This year, Inspired by research into the value of expressive and creative writing with experienced learning and development practitioners EI-C is pleased to be hosting a series of writing for wellbeing workshops in York. These are aimed at practitioners who work as coaches, therapists, personal development consultants, occupational psychologists and wellbeing practitioners (broadly defined) who are curious about how to incorporate reflexive and creative writing in their work. They will also appeal to individuals curious about creative and expressive writing and who want time and space to reflect and flourish

1. Stories and Storytelling - Tales for Facilitating Transformation, 26th September 2018

After attending this event you will be able to:

  • Understand the basic psychology of Story
  • Learn how to apply the Dramatic/Character/Narrative Arc to problem formulation.
  • Use Narrative Strategies to construct Alternative Identity Stories.
  • Discover the importance of identifying the ”Bottom Line” of values, beliefs and commitments
  • Engage with established stories to discover their learning potential for growth

Facilitator: George Bassett

George is a UKCP accredited psychotherapist, supervisor, trainer and HCPC registered drama therapist. He is trained in narrative therapy, a Professional Storyteller and a member of The Royal Company of Storytellers. You can read specifically about the projects in which he is engaged as a professional storyteller here (https://www.can-do-fest.com/about.html). In this workshop you will see and experience how “everyday”, and vital, stories are to seeing and experiencing ourselves and the world, and how we can become the Author of our own Plots and Stories.

2. The Art and Craft of Reflexive and Therapeutic Writing, 22nd November 2018

What does research say about the benefits of therapeutic and reflective writing? This interactive and experiential workshop will explore creative journaling and therapeutic writing exercises and include case studies to illustrate how to integrate reflective and therapeutic writing in coaching and supervision practice.

Facilitator Jackee Holder

Jackee Holder is an executive leadership coach and coach supervisor. She is a an experienced writing for well-being practitioner who runs workshops, retreats and online courses sharing research, ideas and writing practices for well-being and raising self-awareness through the therapeutic writing process. She is a Council member of the International Association of Journal Writers and a member of National Association of Writers in Education. She is currently in training as a journal facilitator with the Therapeutic Writing Institute in Colorado and training as a counsellor with the Psychosynthesis Trust in the UK. Jackee is the author of 49 Ways To Write Yourself Well and Writing With Fabulous Trees (writing map) and her latest publication Writing Prescriptions is due out in the summer 2018. You can read more about her work here: http://www.jackeeholder.com/

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