In response to COVID-19, Duke Integrative Medicine is open for medical visits at this time. We are also offering acupuncture and 30-minute massage appointments. Nutrition and behavioral health continue to be available for phone or video nutrition visits. Use of facilities and in-person programs continue to be suspended until further notice. Please call center for details. Hours of the building are limited to Monday-Friday, 8 am to 5 pm.
This workshop is designed to help you discover ways to manage stressful events and upheavals in your life through writing. The act of writing engages internal healing resources that affect mental and physical health. Expressive writing has the power to help you reduce heart rate and blood pressure, minimize stress, strengthen the immune system, and improve your self-esteem.
Transform Your Health: Write to Heal is a transformative six-week workshop that helps you access your inner healing voice. You do not need to have writing experience or aspirations in order to participate. The instructor will lead you through a progression of restorative writing exercises. The workshop employs different modes of writing that help you to heal in unique ways, including:
Recommended reading: Expressive Writing: Words that Heal; Wellness and Writing Connections: Writing for Better Physical, Mental, and Spiritual Health; Writing as a Way of Healing: How Telling Our Stories Transforms Our Lives
Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations or who have questions about physical access should contact us in advance of the program.
This CE course is approved by the International Consortium for Health & Wellness Coaching (ICHWC) for 12.0 continuing education units (CEP #100060).
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