In Transformational Journaling for Coaches, Therapists, and Clients: A Complete Guide to the Benefits of Personal Writing, more than 50 coaches, therapists, and journaling experts from around the world share their best practices and explain in detail how they use journaling to improve their work with clients.

This edited collection brings together the leading voices of the journaling world into one ground-breaking volume, providing practical techniques and tools to use with clients. Applicable and accessible, over 50 journaling luminaries share their experiences and insights across eight sections, including the logic of journaling, techniques and applications, using journaling with clients, journaling in groups, journaling for mental health and wellness, growth and healing, spirituality, creativity, and more. Through theoretical and practical applications, it illustrates the transformational process of journaling in helping clients grow, heal, and achieve their goals.

This book is essential reading for coaches, therapists, and other mental health professionals, as well as those interested in using personal writing for growth and self-awareness.

part I|32 pages

The Logic of Journaling

chapter 2|6 pages

Journal Therapy

Foundations of Practice

chapter 5|6 pages

The Focused Journal Method

part II|43 pages

Using Journaling With Clients

chapter 9|6 pages

Mindfulness Writing

A Background for Coaches

chapter 12|6 pages

Ideal Conversations

part III|35 pages

Journaling for Mental Health and Wellness

part IV|63 pages

Journaling for Growth and Healing

chapter 21|5 pages

Writing to Your Future Self

chapter 23|6 pages

Mindful Writing for Transformation

chapter 24|7 pages

Visual Journaling

How to Create a Dialogue With Your Subconscious Mind

part V|32 pages

Spiritual and Nature Journaling

chapter 29|6 pages

Meditate on Paper

chapter 30|6 pages

Journaling and the Shadow

chapter 31|6 pages

Journaling Through the Seasons

chapter 32|6 pages

The Elements of Journaling

part VI|28 pages

Journaling and Creativity

chapter 34|6 pages

The Visioning® Process

Turning Dreams Into Reality Through Collage and the Creative Journal Method

chapter 35|7 pages

Weaving the Net

Journaling and Creative Productivity

chapter 36|7 pages

Journaling With Your Inner Muse

5 Simple Techniques to Overcome Creative Blocks

chapter 37|6 pages

Altered Book Journaling

Re/voicing Re/finding of Self

part VII|43 pages

Journaling With Groups and Leaders

chapter 38|6 pages

Loving Is a Creative Act

Facilitating the Four Practices of Writing Alone Together

chapter 39|6 pages

Journaling in the Virtual Space

chapter 40|6 pages

Journal Partners

Two People, Two Journals, More Benefits

chapter 41|5 pages

The Women’s Writing Circle

Creating a Community Space Through Writing and Sharing

chapter 43|7 pages

Positive Vision Days for Busy Leaders

How a Longing Created a Vision

chapter 44|5 pages

Journaling in Leadership Workshops

part VIII|45 pages

Techniques and Applications

chapter 45|6 pages

Journaling as a Transformational Coaching Tool

5 Powerful Journaling Exercises for Coaches and Clients

chapter 47|6 pages

Journaling With Poetry

Embracing Change Through Poetic Process

chapter 49|5 pages

Writing and Not Writing

chapter 50|5 pages

More Journals, Fewer Lesson Plans

Using Reflective Journaling to Create School Culture

chapter |4 pages