Writing Through Stress and Shame: An Experiential Workshop for a New Take on Challenging Emotions

Carolyn Jennings has experienced and witnessed how shame and stress proliferate around eating disorders. Those in recovery and family and friends are encouraged to face these challenging feelings in new and creative ways in this hands-on writing workshop. The writing methods are fast, fresh and fun. In a shelter of acceptance and safety, Carolyn guides participants through Journal to the Self techniques, which add color, perspective and dimension to reflective writing. The interactive workshop will inform about the health benefits of writing and provide a new view of difficult emotions, an experience of creativity that leads to insight, and tools at your fingertips for future self-care.