Therapeutic Writing for Eating Disorders: A Workshop for Professional Care Givers

Therapeutic Writing for Eating Disorders: A Workshop for Professional Care Givers

Based on (and extend upon) June’s most recent book, Using Writing as a Therapy for Eating Disorders – The Diary Healer, released this July, this event is a workshop for professionals who currently work with, or wish to learn more about working with, individuals with eating disorders. During the workshop, June will present examples of the benefits (and pitfalls) of diary writing in therapy, introduce how to engage clients in the writing process, and support attendees to incorporate journaling into their treatment toolkit. Please see the attached workshop outline for more information.

Event Details:
Thu. 17 November 2016
9:00 am – 5:00 pm AEST
Brisbane City, QLD 4000

June Alexander

About June Alexander

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As founder of Life Stories Diary my prime motivation is to connect with people who want to share their story. Why? Because your story is important. My goal with this blog is to provide a platform for you to share your story with others. Building on the accomplishments of The Diary Healer the Life Stories Diary blog will continue to be a voice for people who have experienced an eating disorder, trauma or other mental health challenge, and provide inspiration through the narrative, to live a full and meaningful life.

My nine books about eating disorders focus on learning through story-sharing. Prior to writing books, which include my memoir, I had a long career in print journalism. In 2017, I graduated as a Doctor of Philosophy (Creative Writing), researching the usefulness of journaling and writing when recovering from an eating disorder or other traumatic experience.
Today I combine my writing expertise with life experience to help others self-heal. Clients receive mentoring in narrative techniques and guidance in memoir-writing. I also share my editing expertise with people who are writing their story and wish to prepare it to publication standard. I encourage everyone to write their story. Your story counts!
Contact me: Email and on Facebook and LinkedIn.

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