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The Journal to the Self ® Workshop
a journal writing workshop based on the work of Kathleen Adams

Discover the writer within you in this journal writing workshop for personal growth, creative expression and life enhancement.

“In moments of ecstasy, in moments of despair, the journal remains an impassive, silent friend, forever ready to console, to confront, to contain, to cheer on. Its potential as a tool for holistic mental health is unsurpassed.”
– Kathleen Adams, Journal to the Self

Learning different ways to write in your journal adds color, perspective and dimension to your reflective writing. With the help of these journaling tools, you can gently but powerfully explore the various aspects of yourself, your life and your relationships with others. In the Journal to the Self workshop designed and developed by Kathleen Adams and based on her book of the same name, you will experience 18 different journal techniques:

Captured Moments
Character Sketch
Dream Log
5-Minute Sprint
Guided Imagery
Inner Wisdom
Lists of 100
Stream of Consciousness
Time Capsule
Topics du Jour
Unsent Letters.

Thousands of people who have benefited from this workshop series agree: Journal writing is a joy! You can learn how to:
• Safely release tension, frustration, anger and other strong emotions.
• Access your subconscious and unconscious minds and tap into the vast knowledge stored there.
• Keep a record for the future of how your life unfolds.
• Track cycles, patterns and trends in your life.
• Unlock the mysteries of your dreams.
• Experiment with creative writing.
• Outwit dreaded writer’s block and increase overall writing skills.
• Find support for your journaling from your peers.
• Write your own autobiography.
• Clarify goals.
• Increase time-management and organizational skills.
• Write spontaneously and with joy.
• Regard your journal as a trusted, valued friend.

The Journal Journey is not always dreary, heavy or tumultuous. Sometimes, to be sure, the path is a steep uphill climb; sometimes it seems you’re hiking the Grand Canyon. But remember that your journal will log your joy just as faithfully as your pain, your laughter with as much expression as your tears, your triumphs in as much detail as your tragedies. Notice the parts of the journal journey that are playful, joyful and exuberant, and write about them, too. Remember that rainbows are real, even if the pot of gold isn’t.”
—Kathleen Adams, Journal to the Self

I am a Journal to the Self Certified Instructor. Journal to the Self is a registered trademark of the Center for Journal Therapy. Please email me with questions or to make arrangements.


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