Free Your Voice, Write Your Story
May 1-2, 2010 in Sequim, Washington
Workshop Facilitators: Linda Joy Myers, MFT, Ph.D. and Dawn Novotny LCSW, MTS, CP
Join us for a writing workshop to help you free your voice and deepen your story telling skills. Participants will explore personal stories and memories through memoir writing and psychodrama. Bypass your pesky inner critic, and invite your stories to emerge from your heart.
6-9 PM Friday evening
9:00 AM-noon Saturday (Lunch on your own)
1:30-5 PM Saturday
WHAT TO BRING:
Writing tablet, pen/pencil, lap pillow to help balance writing material on your lap, bottled water, stories, and an eagerness to write, reflect, and learn.
To sign up or for further information contact Dawn Novotny LCSW. 360- 683-7624. Space is limited.
Linda Joy Myers, MFT, Ph. D., is the president and founder of the National Association of Memoir Writers. Her new book The Power of Memoir—How to Write Your Healing Story is published by Jossey Bass of San Francisco. Don’t Call Me Mother, her memoir about three generations of abandoned daughters, won the BAIPA Gold Medal award. A therapist for 30 years, Dr. Myers combines her background in art, clinical work, and writing (she received her MFA in Creative Writing from Mills College) to offer unique memoir-as-healing workshops and trainings in the SF Bay Area and nationally.
Dawn Novotny, LCSW, MTS, CDP, CP, is a clinician, teacher, author, and workshop leader. In private practice in Sequim, WA. since 1987, she has specialized in systems theory focusing both on the “external” (family, cultural, roles) as well as the “internal” family system (internalized roles, parts, archetypes, ego states, conflicts.) Dawn is a nationally certified psych-dramatist and conducts workshops in California and Washington. She holds advanced degrees in Clinical Social work and Theology, and served as an adjunct professor at Seattle University.
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