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USING WRITING TO PROMOTE SELF-CARE AND SELF EMPOWERMENT: INSIGHTS FROM A LOCAL PROJECT

March 9, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

free

ORGANISER: Dr Melanie Forster
Email:  melanie.forster@york.ac.uk
Tel: 01904 323190
Web: www.kyra.org.uk/our-activities/writing-for-wellness 
When: Thursday 9th March | 11:00-12:00
Where: Bowland Auditorium, Berrick Saul Building, University of York YO10 5DD. https://bit.ly/UoYdirections
Cost: Free. No booking necessary, just turn up.
Access: Wheelchair accessible, accessible toilets, hearing loop.
DESCRIPTION: Learn about a group writing project and try the techniques for yourself! Dr Melanie Forster will report on her collaboration with Kyra, a local charity who support women to make personal positive changes. Members complete a six-session therapeutic group experience using expressive writing to strengthen resilience and support emotional wellbeing. Melanie will review the content and its impact upon members, and lead participants in an optional writing exercise. All welcome.

Details

Date:
March 9, 2023
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
free
Website:
http://www.kyra.org.uk/our-activities/writing-for-wellness

Organiser

Dr Melanie Forster

Venue

Bowland Auditorium, Berrick Saul Building, University of York YO10 5DD
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