Writing Therapy Alleviates Emotional Pain and Promotes Healthy Self-Expression According to the World Health Organization, approximately one in four people worldwide will be affected by a mental disorder or neurological issue at some point in their lives. This statistic is staggering, particularly when you consider how difficult it is for many people to find treatment and appropriate resources for their illnesses. Traditional means of treating mental health issues such as therapy and appropriate medications should always be considered. However, many people also find alternative forms of therapy to be beneficial, particularly when practiced alongside other traditional treatment options. For patients who are open to exploring their own thoughts and emotions, writing therapy can be a valuable and healing tool. Read on to learn more about the benefits and process involved in this therapeutic process. What is Writing Therapy? Writing therapy is fairly self-explanatory—it’s a form of personal writing that focuses on specific emotional issues and experiences in order to process them. This therapy process is unique in that you can do it all on your own and it does not have to cost anything—you just need a pen and paper! Many people also practice writing therapy that is guided […]