Join us to learn about the physical and emotional benefits of expressive writing. This practice is gaining acceptance as a therapeutic tool in a variety of settings, including veterans’ centers, prisons, hospitals, and residential treatment facilities for substance use addictions. Participants will get to experience some of these benefits themselves as they try a few different writing and journaling exercises during this 1.5-hour session.
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Pam McFarland is a Silver Spring, MD-based writer and journalist who is also certified to teach therapeutic writing. She has led writing workshops with incarcerated women, the homeless, middle-schoolers, church groups and women in recovery. She has an M.A. in fiction writing from Johns Hopkins University, and her short stories have appeared online in Cobalt Review and The Saturday Evening Post. Pam is currently working on her first novel.