Writing as Therapy

Where are your real life stories? Learn how to reconnect with the pebbles of your life and how writing these stories can be therapeutic. Discover slice-of-life moments that only you know. Suitable for senior adult writing groups, caregivers, and support groups.


  • Describe the benefits of therapeutic writing with a brief overview of supporting research.
  • Learn how to incorporate memories into therapeutic writing.
  • Discuss the possibilities of writing as therapy to improve problem solving, relieve stress, and promote emotional healing.


  • January 22, 2010, Fifty-Five Plus, Missouri United Methodist Church, Columbia, MO
  • February 28, 2009, Lifelines for Women–Romancing the Past B & B, Fulton, MO
  • September 14, 2008, Muddy Creek Writers, Sedalia, MO
  • August 14, 2008, Alzheimer’s Educational Symposium — Fort Smith, AR.
  • June 30, 2008, Senior Adult Writing Group– Sedalia, MO.
  • June 21, 2008 at “Take Time for Tea” – Alzheimer’s Association Mid Missouri Chapter–Columbia, MO.
  • November 17, 2007 to Sedalia Senior Adult Writing Group

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