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Writing Your Cancer Journey
An Expressive Writing Workshop

Writing allows us to unearth, express, and make meaning out of our cancer journeys.  Through the process of writing about our experiences, we can find healing as we explore the impacts of cancer on our lives.  Join us in this safe, supportive community to generate and share writing through cancer. Here is what one writer says about her experience in the group:

The reason I came to this program was to find a way to express myself, tap into the emotional turmoil I was undergoing. This group is a way for people diagnosed and coping with cancer to get in touch with their feelings…in an environment of others who can relate to what they are experiencing.” - Elizabeth  

Beginning and experienced writers are welcome. All you need is pen and paper, or if you prefer, a laptop. Between monthly sessions, the facilitator will provide optional writing prompts and supportive feedback to those who wish to participate in this way. Parking passes are provided.  No registration is necessary, just drop in.

2014 Dates:

1st Wednesday of every month

  (with email prompts weekly on “off-session” weeks)
  February 5, March 5, April 2, May 7, and June 4
Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Hoover Pavilion
  211 Quarry Road, Palo Alto, CA
  2nd Floor Conference, Room 208
Led by: Ali Zidel Meyers, MSW
Questions: Email cancersupportivecare@stanfordmed.org
  or call (650) 725-9456

Writing Your Cancer Journey information in PDF format

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