Writing Our Way Back: An Introduction to Creative Writing, Trauma and Psychotherapy workshop with Katie Watson

This workshop will explore creative writing as a method for accelerating therapeutic en-gagement, particularly with...

Last updated 15 June 2024

This workshop will explore creative writing as a method for accelerating therapeutic en-gagement, particularly with clients who have experienced trauma.

Course Content

Writing Our Way Back: An Introduction to Creative Writing, Trauma and Psychotherapy workshop with Katie Watson

Presenter

Katie Watson

For nearly a decade, Katie has worked in the charitable sector with vulnerable and disadvantaged adults and is also a qualified teacher. In 2018, she was awarded a scholarship to train as a trauma-informed writing guide for Write Your Self, a global writing movement aimed at supporting women to reclaim their stories after experiencing trauma. She is the first guide based in the UK to be trained in the methodology. She is also a published writer, and in 2017, she was runner-up in Mslexia’s prestigious women’s poetry competition. She is currently in her third year of training for an Advanced Diploma in Transactional Analysis (TA) Psychotherapy and currently works with LGBTQ+ clients. She has also served on the board of trustees for Manchester Rape Crisis for the past 4 years.

You can find out more about Write Your Self here: https://www.writeyourself.com/