Are you someone who goes to therapy but struggles with verbalizing your emotions, thoughts, and behaviors during sessions? Do you find it challenging to present facts from your life using your words?
Are you a therapist who struggles to find the right way to approach hesitant, reticent, and “hiding” clients? Do you have a hard time trying to encourage younger clients to verbalize their emotions, thoughts, or behaviors?
If so, Susan Borkin, author of The Healing Power of Writing: A Therapist’s Guide to Using Journaling With Clients, suggests you pick up a pen.
Journaling, according to Borkin, is “[a]ny type of writing or related expressive process used for the purposes of psychological healing or growth.”
Read more about my book review for Susan Borkin here: http://psychcentral.com/lib/the-healing-power-of-writing-a-therapists-guide-to-using-journaling-with-clients/00019304
All the best