The Power of Memoir
How to Write Your Healing Story
This step-by-step program explains how to use memoir writing as a therapeutic process, and helps readers explore the dynamics and dysfunctions of their families to uncover the secret stories that hold the keys to healing. Original.
Part 1 Eight Steps to Writing a Healing Memoir.
Step 1 Understanding Your Reasons for Writing.
Step 2 Doing Your Research.
Step 3 Planning Your Memoir.
Step 4 The Psychology of Memoir Writing.
Step 5 The Dark Stuff.
Step 6 Organizing the Narrative Arc.
Step 7 To Publish or Not.
Step 8 The Power of Writing to Heal.
Part 2 Spirituality, Therapy, and Stories.
Chapter 1 Spirituality, Meditation, and Inner Listening.
Chapter 2 For Therapists Who Use the Healing Power of Memoir.
Chapter 3 Stories from the Workshops.
Reader s Guide.
About the Author.