02/09/2023 - 02/10/2023
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
“Writing about stressful situations is one of the easiest ways for people to take control of their problems and release the negative effects of stress from their bodies and their lives.” -James Pennebaker, PhD
This 2-day workshop is a comprehensive, experiential training based on James Pennebaker’s 30 years of research in writing to heal. The curriculum will provide easily adaptable lessons, activities, and guideposts for anyone working in the healthcare field — physicians, nurses, mental health professionals, hospice workers, health coaches, and others — to use with their clients and patients.
The workshop will lead you through progressive learning that incorporates these Sixteen Reasons for Writing for Health:
Early Registration Deadline: January 10, 2023
Last Day to Register: February 2, 2023
We are deeply moved by news of the passing of our dear friend and instructor emeritus John Evans. John believed in the power of creative writing to improve our well-being and bring healing to our experiences. His work in expressive writing will continue to impact Duke Integrative Medicine and Duke Health and Well-Being. Our heartfelt condolences to the Evans family.
Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations or have questions about physical access should contact us in advance of the program.
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