Journal to the Self® Workshops

Journaling is putting down your thoughts easily in a way that benefits you. In this written record of your experiences, ideas, and observations, you can process life events.

Journal to the Self Certified Instructor logoA Journal to the Self workshop shows you how to use your journal to grow personally, express yourself creatively, and enhance your life. You’ll discover that journaling is less about the mechanics of writing and more about processing your ideas and capturing them so you can use them to grow.

About the Workshop

The Journal to the Self workshop is a practical, hands-on course that equips you to keep a journal and use it for personal growth. Journaling4Faith offers 4-week workshops which are open to anyone and can schedule a workshop at your location. (Get more information.)

In the workshop you will learn how to:

  • Safely release tension, frustration, anger and other strong emotions in your journal.
  • Keep a record for the future of how your life unfolds.
  • Track cycles, patterns, and trends in your life.
  • Unlock the mysteries of your dreams.
  • Find support for your journaling from your peers.
  • Write your own autobiography.
  • Clarify your goals.
  • Increase time management and organizational skills.
  • Regard your journal as a trusted, valued friend.

About the Instructor

Facilitator Kathy Bornarth, MA, LPC is a certified Journal to the Self Instructor and has been journaling for over 25 years. “My journal is my secret place, my friend, where I can go to find the answers locked inside my mind,” says Kathy. “ I’m excited to share this experience with others.”

More About Journal to the Self Workshops

This journal writing workshop is based on the work of Kathleen Adams, LPC, PTR, Director of the Center for Journal Therapy, Inc., and internationally known pioneer and expert in the power of writing to heal. Nearly 100,000 people around the globe have learned this easy, effective, empowering model of journal keeping through the Journal to the Self method.

What People Say

Read testimonials from people who have attended journaling workshops with Kathy.

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